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Drawing, Sketchbook Page: Stag Hunt in Persia (recto); Stag Hunt by Luigi Alamanni (verso), designs for the Venationes series

This is a drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and collaborator: Luigi Alamanni and published by Philips Galle. It is dated ca. 1596 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and 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

11.1 × 14.1 cm (4 3/8 × 5 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso inscription in the handwriting of Luigi Alamanni: "quando promesso uno di ferire con una sola freccia / piede e l'orecchio del cervio tenne questo modo. / Ebbe pronte dua freccie, e con la prima li tocco un / poco l'oreccio, il cervio pensando che fussi o / mosca o cosa simile lo comincio a grattare col piede. / All' hora l'arciere li passo con l'altra freccia solo / il piede insieme, e l'oreccio questo fu in Persia"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketchbook Page: Stag Hunt in Persia (recto); Stag Hunt by Luigi Alamanni (verso), designs for the Venationes series; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; pen and brown ink, brush and wash on laid paper.; 11.1 × 14.1 cm (4 3/8 × 5 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-160

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