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Frieze with Eleven Birds and an Insect

Artist:
Jan Collaert I (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1530–1581 Antwerp)
Date:
1590–1612
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 1 1/2 × 7 3/8 in. (3.8 × 18.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.79.8
Not on view
Frieze with eleven birds perched on the ground, with a large open-beaked bird with wings spread, facing right at center. To the right of this bird, an insect.
Signature: HC [monogram of the artist: H with reverse C through the crossbar]

Inscription: At lower left: HC
Vendor: Ferdinand Meder
New Hollstein, Collaert Dynasty VI.268.1611; Nagler, Mon. III.750.1
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