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Print, A Roman Soldier Fighting one of Hannibal's Elephants, pl. 7 in the Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium series

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and engraved by Karel van Mallery and published by Philips Galle. It is dated 1596 or after and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. A. W. Erickson. It is credited Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson.

Its dimensions are

19.5 × 25.9 cm (7 11/16 × 10 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Left to center, below: Ioan. Stradanus invent. / Carol de Mallery Sculp. / Phls Galle excud.; Below: ANNIBAL IN BELLO CAPTOS CONFLIGERE COGIT...; Lower left: 7; lower right: V

Cite this object as

Print, A Roman Soldier Fighting one of Hannibal's Elephants, pl. 7 in the Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium series; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on laid paper; 19.5 × 25.9 cm (7 11/16 × 10 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson; 1952-37-6

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