Harmen Jansz Muller (Netherlandish, ca. 1538/391617), after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Netherlandish, 15231605)
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)
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.