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Emperor Commodus Killing Tiger in an Amphitheatre (Pensilis e cavea Tigris rabiosa), from the series Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium...

Artist:
After Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, Bruges 1523–1605 Florence)
Publisher:
Published by Philips Galle (Netherlandish, Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp)
Date:
16th century
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (19.7 x 26.6 cm) mount: 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. (36.2 x 48.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.95.919
Not on view
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Frick Collection. "Animals in Combat: Giovanni Francesco Susini's Lion Attacking a Horse and Leopard Attacking a Bull," February 15, 2005–April 24, 2005.

Nagler.XVII.449; Baillie-Grohman, p. 400
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