Hans Bol (1534-1593) - Otter Hunt

Descrizione
Hans Bol (1534-1593) - Otter Hunt
Incisione - Non firmato - Ca. 1580-1600

Venationis, piscationis, et aucupii typi (Hunting, Fishing and Fowling Scenes)

A river scene with a group of men hunting otters with long tridents from several row boats and from the bank; an otter swims with a fish in its mouth up the centre of the waterway, while two dogs swim towards it from behind; at left, an otter coming onto shore meets a hunter with a trident; in the background a landscape with rock mountains, a church spire, a fort, and several towers; after Hans Bol
Engraving

Text line: "Sic anidas [sic, avidas] Lutras venantur Lintre cauata,/Per refluas vncis feriuntq[ue] tridentibus vndas."; numbered "32";
translation: "Thus men hunt greedy otters in a hollow boat, and strike them with pointed tridents through the flowing waves. (read avidas for anidas.)"

Design: Hans Bol (1534-1593)
Published in 1582 by Philips Galle (1537-1612)
Engraver: The prints of the Venationis are attributed to the engraver Adrian Collaert (1560-1618)

Reference:
New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) / (1553)
Hollstein (110-163)

Good impression on watermarked laid paper. Full plate border and mostly tread margin

Dettagli lotto
Oggetto
Stampa
Artista
Hans Bol (1534-1593)
Titolo dell'opera
Otter Hunt
Periodo
1700 e periodo precedente
Anno
Ca. 1580-1600
Tecnica
Incisione
Firma
Non firmato
Condizioni
Buone condizioni
Dimensioni totali
74×217×1 mm
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