Harmen Jansz. Muller (Netherlandish, Amsterdam ca. 1540–1617 Amsterdam)
After Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, Bruges 1523–1605 Florence)
Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)
Sheet: 17 5/8 x 12 7/8 in. (44.8 x 32.7 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
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.
Artist: Harmen Jansz. Muller (Netherlandish, Amsterdam ca. 1540–1617 Amsterdam)Date: not before 1574Medium: Engraving; an apparently undescribed state between the first and second (lacking the plate number lower right and with the inscription below modified)Accession: 53.601.335(107)On view in:Not on view