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The Bear Hunt
The Bear Hunt
Date:
1767–1773
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Traces Of Graphite Under Sanguine On Thin Cream Antique Laid Paper With Watermark
Dimensions:
Sheet: 481 x 358 mm (18 15/16 x 14 1/8 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Prince Johann Georg von Sachsen (unverified)_, Hugelshofer (Zurich), Julius Bohler (Munich, 1970), AFGA purchase.

Accession Number:
1970.16
Acquisition Date:
1970-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase

detailed account of a bloody bear hunting scene, several hunters on horse stab two massive bears with spears, all have fur hats, capes and fur-lined boots, their hunting dogs ravage the two bears with sharp fangs and claws, one bear sinks teeth into an unlucky dog, more hunters appear in the background, one man carries a hunting horn.