Figure of a bird catcher

Figure of a bird catcher in movement; he holds a net in his right hand and a lantern in is left. The base is cast with birds, a lizard and flowers.


  • Title

    Figure of a bird catcher

  • Artist/maker

    after Giovanni Bologna (1529 - 1608)
    probably Adriaen Claesz de Grebber (1576 - 1661) (goldsmith)
  • Associated place

    Delft (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1590 - 1600
  • Material and technique


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    29.4 cm (height)
    294 x 140 x 80 mm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

    currently out on loan

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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