Plate 1: frontispiece with title written in a cartouche at centre, framed by putti heads and dolphins, a child seated on top of the cartouche, subduing an eagle and a lion, a fruit garland beyond

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  • Title

    Plate 1: frontispiece with title written in a cartouche at centre, framed by putti heads and dolphins, a child seated on top of the cartouche, subduing an eagle and a lion, a fruit garland beyond

  • Series

    The Animals

  • Artist/maker

    after Bo√ętius Adamsz. Bolswert (1580 - 1633) (printmaker)
    after Abraham Bloemaert (1566 - 1651) (designer)
  • Associated people

    Gerard Valck (1651 or 1652 - 1726) (publisher)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1650 - 1726
  • Material and technique

    engraving on laid paper framed in pen and red ink

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    trimmed 10.1 x 13.6 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Transferred from the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, 1942.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1942.54.11.1

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Further reading

Hollstein, F. W. H., Hollstein Dutch and Flemish: etchings, engravings and woodcuts c.1450-1700 (Amsterdam, 1949-), 324-333

Roethlisberger, Marcel George, Marten Jan Bok, Abraham Bloemaert and his sons: paintings and prints, 2 (Doornspijk / Davaco, 1993), 135.I

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