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  • The Hunt of Wild Boar, from the series "Hunting Scenes in Ornamental Frames," 1570
    Harmen Jansz Muller (Netherlandish, ca. 1538/39–1617), after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, 1523–1605)
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    17 5/8 x 12 7/8 in. (44.8 x 32.7 cm)
    The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949 (49.95.992)

    In this scene from a series of hunting prints after the famous Flemish draughtsman and painter Jan Stradanus, the wild boar is finally killed with a so-called boar sword by a mounted huntsman. Note the two differing spearheads of the two assisting hunters.

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    The Hunt of Wild Boar, from the series "Hunting Scenes in Ornamental Frames," 1570
    Harmen Jansz Muller (Netherlandish, ca. 1538/39–1617), after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, 1523–1605)
    Engraving

    17 5/8 x 12 7/8 in. (44.8 x 32.7 cm)
    The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949 (49.95.992)


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