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Print, Apes imitating hunters, ca. 1595

This is a Print. It was after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and 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

19.8 × 25.7 cm (7 13/16 × 10 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

At lower left: Ioan. Stradanus invent.; at left center: Ioan. Collaert Sculp.; at lower right: Phls Galle excud. Below: QUO VENATORES OCULUS...; Lower left: 41; Lower right: XXXII

Cite this object as

Print, Apes imitating hunters, ca. 1595; Engraved by Philips Galle (Flemish, 1537 - 1612); Netherlands; engraving on paper; 19.8 × 25.7 cm (7 13/16 × 10 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson; 1952-37-14

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