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Drawing, Death of the Woman of Sestos, from Pliny's Natural History, Book 10, ch. 6; below: inscription listing animals featured in a series of hunting images, and list of clothing items, ca. 1600

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated ca. 1600 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

14.3 x 9.8 cm (5 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

herten / ... / lepre / gattaparda /conigli / braca / bovi / lupo servire / quaglia / ... / anetre / hocho / haquila camisa 5 / colarini 7 / calzette 3 paia / calsa 3 paia / una petzola / una cuffia / uno paia de linsola / tavaglia 2 / tavaglione 6 / canovatia 2

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Drawing, Death of the Woman of Sestos, from Pliny's Natural History, Book 10, ch. 6; below: inscription listing animals featured in a series of hunting images, and list of clothing items, ca. 1600; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Italy; pen and ink, brush and brown wash on laid paper; 14.3 x 9.8 cm (5 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-144

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