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Monkey Hunt, from the series Venationis, piscationis, et aucupii typi (Hunting, Fishing and Fowling Scenes)
Monkey Hunt, from the series Venationis, piscationis, et aucupii typi (Hunting, Fishing and Fowling Scenes)
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1582
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Not on display
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Engraving
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6.9 x 21.8 cm (image)
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Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.15013
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Men wearing robes and turbans, some on horseback, others on foot, use bows and arrows to bring monkeys down from the trees; at centre, two monkeys look down from a tree; below they are surrounded by their assailants, including dogs; in front of the tree, a man drags the body of a monkey, wounded by an arrow; in the background oriental architecture at left, and palmgroves that have been largely slashed at left and right

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