Engraving by Philip Galle (1537 -1612) after Jan van der Stradanus from the series "Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium“, c 1595
Title: Ostrich Hunt; in the foreground, three huntsmen on horseback, armed with spears and aided by dogs, close in on ostrich; beyond, mounted horsemen and dogs come from left and right, pursuing the ostriches towards a ditch into which they are seen to fall.
Philip Galle-Dutch publisher and print maker.
Many well known artists and endeavours learnt their trade under his guidance. De Hooghe, Hendrick Goltzius, Jan-Baptist Barbé, Pieter Nagel are some of his pupils.
Excellent but LATER impression on laid paper without watermark with china laid (glued and pressed in to china paper), with margin around the platemark,
PLEASE see the images carefully before bidding.
- Philip Galle (1537-1612)
- Title of artwork
- Ostrich Hunt ca. 1595
- Overall in fairly good condition with traces of ageing
- Sold with frame