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Hunter and Dogs
  • Pieter van Laer
    born: Haarlem, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Haarlem, Dutch Republic (present-day Netherlands) ; active: Italy
  • Hunter and Dogs, 1636
  • Various Animals
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • etching, facsimile
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 196 x 229 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 270 x 380 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 7 11/16 x 9 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 14 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0982
Catalogue raisonné

Outdoor scene with a hunter or shepherd with seven dogs. The man pets or feeds one of the dogs. There is a partial view of a dilapidated structure on the right side of the composition with a cat sitting in an open window on the top right of the building.