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Identification and Creation
Object Number
S10.9
People
Cornelis Visscher, Dutch (Haarlem, Netherlands c. 1629 - 1658 Haarlem, Netherlands)
Title
The Rat Catcher
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1655
Culture
Dutch
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/93538
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching and engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 37.8 x 31.6 cm (14 7/8 x 12 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: C. Visscher Inv. et sculp. Aº 1655
  • inscription: in design, on piece of paper hanging on wall, upper right, black printer's ink, engraved in plate: C. Visscher / Inv. et sculp. / Aº 1655
  • inscription: lower margin, black printer's ink, engraved in plate: Fele fugas mures! magnis si furibus arces exiguos fures, furor est, me respice vilis si modo numus adest mures felesque fugabo. / Clemedt de Jonghe excudit.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
iv/vi
Standard Reference Number
H. 50
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Acquisition Fund for Prints
Accession Year
2003
Object Number
S10.9
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2400 French/Italian/Spanish, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/14/2017 - 01/10/2018

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