14 A man netting birds [Amoenissimae aliquot Regiunculae..187


Title: A man netting birds [Amoenissimae aliquot Regiunculae, et antiquorum monumentorum ruinae...: set title]
Author: Velde, Jan van de II (c.1593-1641)
Description: Seventeeth plate of the series of eighteen landscapes with ruins. Here a man is netting birds: two large nets are lying in the center of the composition while the man standing on the right foreground is waiting for the animals to land on the nets to catch them. With the man are other personnages standing and sitting talking to each other. On the left gallows with a dead corps hanging from a pole. In the background some houses. Numbered on bottom right:'17'
Colouring: EURO 484 INCL. VAT
Condition: Prenten, Landschappen
Technique: Etching on paper, trimmed within platemark; total: 120 x 316 mm; state II/2; evenly yellowed paper, small stain on the bottom left margin; Hollstein 194; Franken & van der Kellen (1883), n. 233 p. 104
  • Number: 1871185 (60576)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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