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Joris Hoefnagel

Kikker, leguaan en rups, ca. 1575-1585
Washington (D.C.), National Gallery of Art [..]
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Object information
Object category
drawing
Physical connection
Reference in ‘composite artworks’: artworks that are/were connected, such as alterpieces, decorative pieces incorporated in panelling, and works of art that were intended to be displayed together, such as pendants and series.

part of a book, part of a series

pagina 51 van deel: Terra- Animalia Quadrupedia et Reptilia, dat onderdeel uitmaakt van manuscript: De vier elementen
Support/medium
vellum, watercolor, gouache (material/technique)
ovaal in bladgroud
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 143 x 184 mm
Signature/inscription
Information about the signature, dating, inscription or any other mark on the front or back of the art work
  • inscription upper center: Necdum Montes grani mole constiterant, ante colles/ Ego sapientia parturiebar: Ad huc TERRAM non fecerat/ et flumina, et cardines orbis terra. pro. 8.
    boven ovaal
  • number center right: LI.
    naast ovaal
Current attribution
Joris Hoefnagel
Date
Exact or approximate dating of the described art work; the search parameters adopted for this art work in this database, are found in brackets.
c. 1575-1585 (1575 - 1585)
enkele bladen bevatten jaartallen van 1575 tot en met 1582. Sommige bladen zijn wellicht al ietwat eerder ontstaan en sommige nog na 1582 vervaardigd
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Visual documentation
Entered on: 2009-03-18; Last modification: 2016-12-27

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