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Duck Hunt with Shotgun
  • Philip Galle, artist
    1537–1612
    born: Haarlem, Habsburg Netherlands (present-day Netherlands) ; died: Antwerp, Southern Netherlands (present-day Belgium)
    Joannes Stradanus
    1523–1605
    born: Bruges, Habsburg Netherlands (present-day Belgium) ; died: Florence, Italy
    Joannes Galle, publisher
    1600–1676
  • Duck Hunt with Shotgun, 1578
  • Where object was made: Netherlands
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 206 x 296 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 212 x 301 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 8 1/8 x 11 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 3/8 x 11 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Ruth Bohan by exchange
  • Not on display
  • 1983.0036
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Hunting scene with four men and two dogs in foreground. One man is preparing to shoot, another loading a gun and one is resting. The dogs look like lions. In the background there is a net over a pond used to catch birds.