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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.134
People
Joannes van Doetecum, Netherlandish (Deventer 1528/32 - 1605 Haarlem)
Lucas van Doetecum, Netherlandish (Deventer active 1554 - 1579/89 ?)
After Pieter Bruegel, the Elder, Netherlandish (Breda (?), Belgium 1526/30 - 1569 Brussels, Belgium)
Published by Hieronymus Cock, Netherlandish (Antwerp 1510 - 1570 Antwerp)
Title
The Crafty Bird-Catcher
Other Titles
Original Language Title: Insidiosus Auceps
Series/Book Title: Suite of Large Landscapes
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1555-1556
Culture
Netherlandish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/362967
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching and engraving on off-white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching and engraving
Dimensions
image: 29.9 × 42.6 cm (11 3/4 × 16 3/4 in.)
plate: 32.3 × 43 cm (12 11/16 × 16 15/16 in.)
sheet: 34.1 × 44.2 cm (13 7/16 × 17 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower center, below image: INSIDIOSVS AVCEPS
  • inscription: lower right, in plate: BRVEGHEL ÍNVE / h. cock excudeb.
Provenance
Julian Edison, Saint Louis; by descent; to Hope Rabb Edison, his wife, Saint Louis, 2017, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2019
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
only state
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 53; Bastelaer Lafond B10
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Hope R. Edison '56 in memory of Julian I. Edison '51, MBA '53
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.134
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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