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Stranded Whale at Zandvoort

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Goltzius, Hendrik; Schneus, C.
Place made: Netherlands
Date made: 1594-1596
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 7 1/4 in x 10 in
Nomenclature: natural history
Classification: whales

The paper is foxed and becoming brittle, although tape has been applied in places on the back to protect the edges. The print depicts men measuring as stranded whale on a beach. The latin text at bottom describes the scene and details the ugliness of the whale.


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Goltzius, Hendrik
Dutch, 1558 - 1617