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Gazelle Hunt, from the series Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium
Gazelle Hunt, from the series Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium
Date:
1578 (or after)
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
21.6 x 29.8 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.14824
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Gazelle Hunt: in the right foreground, a group of hunters rest; two men put on their climbing shoes; behind them, a donkey carries supplies; to the left, in the mid ground, hunters, armed with spears, accompanied by dogs, chase gazelles up cliffs; beyond, on the opposite side of the ravine, men drive the gazelles off the cliff with their spears; in the distance, between the rocky cliffs, a town is visible