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The Lion Hunt

Bolswert, Schelte (1586-1659, Dutch)


Schelte Bolswert, The Lion Hunt

Schelte Adams Bolswert
The Lion Hunt



Date: 17th century
Medium: Engraving and etching 
Dimensions: Plate: 425 x 599 mm. 16 3/4 x 23 5/8 in. Sheet: 429 x 603 mm. 16 7/8 x 23 3/4 in.
References: Dutuit IV, p. 244, 1; Hollstein 298
Signature: Signed in the plate “P.P. Rubens pinxit” lower left; signed in the plate “S.a. Bolswert sculp. et excud.” lower right
Annotation: Noted in the plate “Cum Priuilegys Regis Christianissimi Serenissima Infantis et Ordinum Confoederatorum” bottom
Provenance: Private collection, New York; 1975 to David Tunick, Inc.