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Print, Trapping cuckoos, ca. 1595

This is a Print. It was engraved by Philips Galle. It is dated ca. 1595 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson.

Its dimensions are

20.1 × 25.9 cm (7 15/16 × 10 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

On rock, near lower right: Ioan. Stradanus invent. / Carol de Mallery Sculp. / Phls. Galle excud.; Below: AUCEPS E CHARTIS COMFECTOS ARTE CUCULLOS...; Lower left: 40; Lower right: XXVIII

Cite this object as

Print, Trapping cuckoos, ca. 1595; Engraved by Philips Galle (Flemish, 1537 - 1612); Netherlands; engraving on paper; 20.1 × 25.9 cm (7 15/16 × 10 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson; 1952-37-13

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