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Print, Hunting snakes, 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

19.9 × 26.1 cm (7 13/16 × 10 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Near left center: Ioan. Stradanus invent.; at lower right: Corn. Galle Sculp. / Phls Galle excud. Below: VIPERA IN ITALIAE GAUDET LATITARE PALIDE...; Lower left: 60; Lower right: XVIII

Cite this object as

Print, Hunting snakes, ca. 1595; Engraved by Philips Galle (Flemish, 1537 - 1612); Netherlands; engraving on paper; 19.9 × 26.1 cm (7 13/16 × 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson; 1952-37-19

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