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  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 16th - mid 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bolswert, Schelte (printmaker)
    Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (artist)
    Hendricx, Gillis (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2276

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 82

Physical description

Forest scene; Atalanta followed by Meleager and hounds in the foreground about to clear a fallen tree in pursuit of the Calydonian boar. Men on horseback at hand; a man armed with a spear is standing on the left; After Rubens; Print on paper; Inscribed 'Pet. Paul Rubens pinxit. S. à Bolswert sculpsit. Gillis Hendricx excudit.'.

Place of Origin

Antwerp (probably, made)

Date

late 16th - mid 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Bolswert, Schelte (printmaker)
Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (artist)
Hendricx, Gillis (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Pet. Paul Rubens pinxit. S. à Bolswert sculpsit. Gillis Hendricx excudit.'
Inscribed.

Descriptive line

Forest scene; Atalanta followed by Meleager and hounds in the foreground about to clear a fallen tree in pursuit of the Calydonian boar; After Rubens; Print on paper; By Schelte Bolswert; Published by Gillis Hendricx; Flemish School; Late 16th - mid 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Hunting; Men; Horses; Spear; Hounds; Hunters

Categories

Prints; Myths & Legends; Hunting

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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