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Jan van der Straet

Cavemen chasing elephants, ca. 1596
Paris, Musée du Louvre, inv./cat.nr. 20.486
Baroni Vannucci 1997, nr. 558
Object information
Object category
drawing
Support/medium
paper, pen in brown ink, brown wash, heightened in white
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (landscape format) 180 x 260 mm
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Jan van der Straet
Date
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c. 1596 (1595 - 1597)
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  • reversed design for
    Jan Collaert (II)
    gravure in de serie Venationes Ferarum; The New Hollstein Johannes Stradanus (2008), dl. 3, nr. 468, afb.

    gravure diende als voorbeeld voor onderdeel in frescoschilderingen in het huis van Juan de Vargas in Tunja (Colombia), eind 16de eeuw; zie E.W. Palm, 'Dürer's Ganda and a XVI century apotheosis of Hercules at Tunja' , Gazette des Beaux-Arts 6, 48 (nov. 1956), pp. 65-74, afb. 6 en 7

  • based on
    Jan van der Straet, Troglodieten jagen op olifanten (Plinius VIII, 8)
    twee schetsjes; Baroni Vannucci 1997, nr. 615 en 618 boven

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Entered on: 2012-04-19; Last modification: 2014-08-03

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