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Print, Combat with an elephant, 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

19.5 × 25.9 cm (7 11/16 × 10 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Left to center, below: Ioan. Stradanus invent. / Carol de Mallery Sculp. / Phls Galle excud.; Below: ANNIBAL IN BELLO CAPTOS CONFLIGERE COGIT...; Lower left: 7; lower right: V

Cite this object as

Print, Combat with an elephant, ca. 1595; Engraved by Philips Galle (Flemish, 1537 - 1612); Netherlands; engraving on paper; 19.5 × 25.9 cm (7 11/16 × 10 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. A. W. Erickson; 1952-37-6

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