Print, An Orca at Ostia, ca. 1595
This is a Print. It was after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and engraved by Philips Galle and Adriaen Collaert. 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.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson.
Its dimensions are
19.6 × 26.1 cm (7 11/16 × 10 1/4 in.)
It is signed
Printed in plate, on wall, lower center: Phls Galle excud.; in plate, lower left: Ioan. Stradanus invent. Adr. Collaert Sculp.
It is inscribed
Printed in plate, lower left margin: Ostiae in extremum littus prolabitur Orca. / Retibus atqz plagis concludit Claudius oras.; lower right margin: Orcan è nauigijs oppugnat milite crebro. / Romani haec Spectant laeti Spectacula ciues.; lower left: 86.; lower right: XIX.
Cite this object as
Print, An Orca at Ostia, ca. 1595; After Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, active Italy, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on paper; 19.6 × 26.1 cm (7 11/16 × 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson; 1952-37-22