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Drawing, Recto: preliminary design for title page for the print series Venationes Ferarum Arium Piscium; Verso: notes by Stradanus about payments to a tailor, 1597

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated 1597 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen, ink, bistre wash on 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

10.8 × 14.5 cm (4 1/4 × 5 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: at center: "monte / 42 pezze scudi 82 / Avuto a buon conto scudi 29 / reste aver scudi 53" Verso: gibonesambelotte soldi 11 lire 5 pane biancha soldi 8 lire 4e tella nereadi soldi p(er) la manifatura e seta 4e botoneE a di 2 dapile 1597 pagai soldi 7 al sarto / a conto delsambelotte b(uon) conto 5A di 2. daprille 1597 mi pago scudi 16 papale / recata dall procaccia iacopo di baccioE pagalo uno testone di Romael gibone el sambelotte costo soldi 11 lire 5lo pano biancha e telle nere costo soldi 8 lire 4bottoni sete manifatura costo soldi 4in tutto soldi 23 1/2 di 14 di giunio .. 7 mandai laltra

Cite this object as

Drawing, Recto: preliminary design for title page for the print series Venationes Ferarum Arium Piscium; Verso: notes by Stradanus about payments to a tailor, 1597; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; pen, ink, bistre wash on paper; 10.8 × 14.5 cm (4 1/4 × 5 11/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2280

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