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A Crocodile and Hippopotamus Hunt

Soutman, Pieter (ca. 1580-1657, Dutch) after Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640, Flemish)

Engraving on laid paper

Pieter Soutman, A Crocodile and Hippopotamus Hunt

Pieter Soutman
A Crocodile and Hippopotamus Hunt


Date: 17th century
Medium: Engraving on laid paper 
Dimensions: 470 x 640 mm. 18 1/2 x 25 1/4 in.
References: Dutuit IV, p. 244, II, first state of five; Hollstein 21, first state of four
Signature: Signed in the plate "P.P. Rubens Pinxit" lower left; signed in the plate "P. Soutman Invenit Effigiauit et Excud Cum Privil" lower right
Watermark: Unidentified partial figurative watermark
Provenance: P. & D. Colnaghi, London; 1977 to David Tunick, Inc. 
Condition: Weak spot at the horse’s left nostril