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Wild Boar Hunt with Spears

Artist:
Harmen Jansz. Muller (Netherlandish, Amsterdam ca. 1540–1617 Amsterdam)
Artist:
After Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, Bruges 1523–1605 Florence)
Publisher:
Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Date:
1570
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 5/8 x 12 7/8 in. (44.8 x 32.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.992
Not on view
In this scene from a series of hunting prints after the famous Flemish draughtsman and painter Jan Stradanus, the wild boar is finally killed with a so-called boar sword by a mounted huntsman. Note the two differing spearheads of the two assisting hunters.
Nagler XVII.449; Holl.XIV.104.118
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