The Crafty Bird Catcher (Insidiosus Auceps; from The Large Landscapes series)

about 1555–56
Joannes van Doetecum (Netherlandish, active 1554–about 1600)


Catalogue Raisonné

Van Bastelaer 010

Dimensions

Platemark: 32 x 42.4 cm (12 5/8 x 16 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.10

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

watermark: small shield topped by a flower with a banderole with letters below (similar to Briquet 1830); verso, lower left, collector's stamp in black: [mark of Waldburg-Wolfegg Kupferstichkabinet; Lugt 2542]

Provenance

Prince Waldburg-Wolfegg. November 14-15, 1933, sold by C. G. Boerner, Leipzig;

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund