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Hares Roasting a Hunter
Hares Roasting a Hunter
Artist:
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 39 x 203 mm (1 9/16 x 8 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1969.32.8
Acquisition Date:
1969-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

A Feast for the Eye, 1998; CPLH, Animals Real and Imagined, Nov 21, 1981 - Feb 7, 1982.
CPLH, Treasures, 11 Nov 1995 - 3 March 1996.

In this fantasy, a hunter is being roasted over an open fire, and his dogs are being boiled in pots, by a large group of cavorting rabbits.