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Drawing, Recto: Pilgrim, or "Pietas" (allegory of Piety), preliminary design for pl. 6 in the Schema, seu Speculum Principum (Skills of a Prince) series; Verso, above: Man with a Stick; Verso, below: Lion Hunt in Africa, from Pliny's Natural History, Book 8, ch. 21

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated 1594–1596 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and brown wash on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 11.2 × 15 cm (4 7/16 × 5 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: "pelgrine" ; ".1." ; "dese ginne op dander zide"

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Drawing, Recto: Pilgrim, or "Pietas" (allegory of Piety), preliminary design for pl. 6 in the Schema, seu Speculum Principum (Skills of a Prince) series; Verso, above: Man with a Stick; Verso, below: Lion Hunt in Africa, from Pliny's Natural History, Book 8, ch. 21; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; pen and ink, brush and brown wash on laid paper; H x W: 11.2 × 15 cm (4 7/16 × 5 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-135

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