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Drawing, Page of a sketchbook; Chariot and three horses

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is brown ink and wash on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Janos Scholz.

Its dimensions are

10.1 × 19.7 cm (4 in. × 7 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Top left: Quattro; Center: sucesion / di papi; right side: universita, vetustas; left above standing figures: pret[t?]i, gerolamo, vincentius, ambrosio, vescovo; at bottom in center: tirare in dreto el carro

Cite this object as

Drawing, Page of a sketchbook; Chariot and three horses; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; brown ink and wash on cream paper; 10.1 × 19.7 cm (4 in. × 7 3/4 in.); 1947-58-1

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