A Danish Horse, from the fourth set of "Equile Joannis Austriaci"
A Danish horse from the fourth set of "Equile Joannis Austriaci," the stud of Don Juan of Austria (died 1578). Horse galloping toward left. Signed bottom right: "Johan. Strada. inuent. / Phls Gallaeus excudit." At the bottom margin, a verse of two pairs of lines: "Saltu Danus atrox," etc.
Designer: Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, Flemish, 1523–1605
Engraver: Hieronymus Wierix, Flemish, 1553 - 1619
Engraver: Philips Galle, Flemish, 1537 - 1612
Accession Number: 1896-3-92
Date: ca. 1575
Medium: Engraving on paper
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Credit Line: Bequest of George Campbell Cooper
made in: Netherlands
Restrictions & Rights: CC0