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Boar Hunt with Shotguns: P.2-1988

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Boar Hunt with Shotguns
Hunts and animal scenes


Printmaker: Galle, Philips (After)
Publisher: Galle, Joannes
Draughtsman: Straet, Jan van der (Giovanni Stradano) (After)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1988) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Close copy to the plate engraved by Philip Galle first published 1578-80. Slight differences to the original in the Latin inscription, which reads: "Sic hastile ferit errantes montibus apros Cuspide, vel flamma rumpit precordia plumbum". This state with Johannes Galle's address published in 1634.

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Components of the work

Plate Height 219 mm Width 298 mm

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2-1988
Primary reference Number: 129940
New Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 427 copy
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 September 2022 Last processed: Friday 23 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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