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Ootter Hunt, from the series Venationis, piscationis, et aucupii typi (Hunting, Fishing and Fowling Scenes)
Ootter 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
Dimensions:
7.5 x 21.6 cm (image)
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Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.15014
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A river scene with a group of men hunting otters with long tridents from several row boats and from the bank; an otter swims with a fish in its mouth up the centre of the waterway, while two dogs swim towards it from behind; at left, an otter coming onto shore meets a hunter with a trident; in the background a landscape with rock mountains, a church spire, a fort, and several towers