Landscape with Mountains and Castle and Hunter

Accession Number

Landscape with Mountains and Castle and Hunter

Giovanni Maria Verdizotti

Object Creation Date
16th century

Medium & Support
etching and engraving on medium laid paper, tipped down on heavy white laid paper

11 1/2 in x 17 3/8 in (29.21 cm x 44.13 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink

Subject matter
Mountainous landscape scene with castle, buildings, resting hunter and dog, and birds in the sky.

Physical Description
In the right foreground of a landscape scene there is a male figure reclining before two tall trees. The figure holds a wooden staff in one arm and points toward his dog with the other. In the distance there is a lake and mountainous landscape replete with many buildings. Several long-necked birds fly in the sky.

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castles (fortifications)
dogs (devices for wood)
landscapes (environments)

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