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A leopard

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (published)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bye, Marcus, born 1639 (etcher)
    Visscher, Nicolas, born 1618 - died 1709 (publisher)
    Potter, Paulus, born 1625 - died 1654 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.151-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 5

Physical description

Print depicting a leopard.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (published)

Date

late 17th century (published)

Artist/maker

Bye, Marcus, born 1639 (etcher)
Visscher, Nicolas, born 1618 - died 1709 (publisher)
Potter, Paulus, born 1625 - died 1654 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

'Paul Potter delineavit ad vivum. M: de Bye fecit N: Visscher excud.'
Lettered

Stamped with the mark of the collection of Howard C. Levis, F.S.A. (1859- ) (Lugt 1700)

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm, Width: 16.5 cm

Object history note

This print was published as part of a set of 8 plates illustrating leopards from drawings by Paulus Potter.

Descriptive line

Print depicting a leopard, etching by Marcus Bye after Paulus Potter, late 17th century.

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

Le Blanc, Charles. Manuel de l'amateur d'estampes. Paris. É Bouillon, 1854-1908.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Leopard

Categories

Prints; Animals and Wildlife

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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