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A Hunting Party

Artist:
Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, Bruges 1523–1605 Florence)
Former Attribution:
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, Florence 1555–1630 Rome)
Former Attribution:
Anonymous, Italian, 17th century
Date:
ca. 1555–65
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white gouache; over graphite and/or black chalk; on light brown (prepared?) paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 10 11/16 in. (20.3 × 27.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Brooke Russell Astor Bequest, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.149
Not on view
Inscription: At lower right, inscribed "Tempesta" in pen and brown ink (18th- or 19th-century handwriting). Verso of the secondary support: at upper left, fragment of a label with an illegible inscription in pen and brown ink (19th-century handwriting); at upper right, inscribed "[...] 26 [?]" in pen and brown ink (19th-century handwriting)
Vendor: Galerie de Bayser, Paris
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