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Landscape with Mountains and Castle and Hunter

Accession Number
2012/2.220

Title
Landscape with Mountains and Castle and Hunter

Artist(s)
Giovanni Maria Verdizotti

Object Creation Date
16th century

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

Dimensions
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.

Primary Object Classification
Print

Primary Object Type
landscape

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

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