Eagle. Title page to "Collection of Images of All the Birds and Animals"

Aquila - Adler

about 1700
After Nicolas Robert (French, 1614–1685)


Dimensions

Plate :32 x 19 cm (12 5/8 x 7 1/2 in. ) Sheet :37.5 x 25.5 cm ( 14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in. )

Accession Number

63.1532

Medium or Technique

Etching printed in colors

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

At top: Illustribus, Generosis maximeq[ue] Strenuis atq[ue] / Prudentissimis Dominis Domino IOSEPHO / ADRIANO IM HOFF de Spilberg et Ober= / Schwambach; ut et Domino GODOFREDO AMMAN, / ambobus Sac: Cæs: Majestati a Consilius, Liberae Imperialis / Augustae Vindelicorum Reipublicæ Praefectis, Duumviris Maxentissimis, / Dominis Evergetis et Patronis aeternum devenerandis D. D. D. Auctor.

At bottom: Collectio Iconum / Cuncta Animalia ac Volatilia repraesentantum, qui summa / cum Industria ad vivum expressi et delineati sunt

Zusammen gebrachte Fürbilder / Der Bekandten Tieren und Vogeln, mit höchstern Fleiss und / genauer Kunst nach dem Leben entworffen und gezeichnet

Impensis Jos. Frid. Leopoldi

Markings

Lower left, in pencil: 26974 / 20

Provenance

Accession date: October 17, 1963

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard