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Scene from Acts of the Apostles, after Stradanus

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Radiant holy spirit surrounded by adoring angels and kneeling figures.

Page of a sketchbook; A monk in his study

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. A monk is seated in his study, surrounded by his books. He looks out toward the spectator. He displays in his left hand a small framed painted panel.

Print

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Page of a sketchbook; The dying pious

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Verso, left: In the foreground the dying person is surrounded by members of the family. Through the open door in the background, right, are seen members of the clergy. At right: the dying person attended by angels, clergy, others. Inscription below, lower right. Recto, left: At lower left a half-nude elderly man holds a wing goblet in his right hand. Two women attend him. Long inscription, vertically, others. Inscription below, left and right.

Page of a sketchbook; Infirmity

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Interior, with an old woman seated in an armchair before a fire. Her left leg rests on a footstool, crutches are beside her. A woman stands to her right, holding an open book. Through the open door, in the background, left, a group of figures stand in the city square. Inscription, lower left: "InfirmitĂ ."

Flagellation (?)

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle. A prison-like interior, with the main scene taking place in the background, possibly the flagellation of Christ. A saintly figure against a column, surrounded by other figures. Three men in foreground.

Page of a Sketchbook: Military Trophy

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle. Verso: a military trophy with coat-of-arms for infantry, pistols, guns and picks. Recto: Inscription.

Marriage at Cana

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Christ is seated at the table, left, the wine casks beside Him. The married couple is seated under a canopy, center. Other figures are seated around the table. Mounted.

Sketchbook Page; Hunting scene

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Hunters on horseback and on foot, accompanied by hounds, have trapped an animal in a tree. A hunter, at right, attempts to rout the animal with a long pole. Mounted. Tear, left, center.

Zeuxis painting Helen

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Zeuxis paints with his left hand a back view. The figures of two girls at the corners of the platform. Two more standing at right. They are wearing headgear. Framing line at left.

Deer hunt

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Two hunters stalk deer from behind a decoy in the guise of a bull. In margin below: "SIC BOUE FICTILIO CONTECTI SULPHURIS ICTU ACCENSI OCCIDUNT PAUIDOS FORMIDINE CERUOS. JOHAN. STRA. INVE."

Recto: Marriage of the Virgin

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Two scenes: left: The marriage ceremony; the couple and the High Priest standing center, on a podium, surrounded by guests. Right - the Supper, with Christ seated lower right, beside the wine casks; the couple in the background, guests, left and right. Mounted.

Page of a drawing book; Elderly man in classical attire

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle. Section of a page in a drawing book. Man is standing, obliquely shown, turned toward right, with the head raised and turned backwards. The right hand is raised in an indistinct gesture.

Sketchbook Page with Four Hunt Scenes

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Obverse: Four hunting scenes, upper left: Hunters on horseback, and on foot, accompanied by hounds, trapping a stag; upper right, lower left, lower right: trapping and hinting larks and ducks. Mounted.

Adoration of the Shepherds

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Under a portico, right, the Madonna kneels before the Child. A group of shepherds approach from the left. Other figures in background. An angel appears, upper left.

Design for a Cameo

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle. Design for a cameo. A figure in full armor, posibly Mars, holding a sword in his right hand. Partially superimposed over sections of another figure. Enclosed in oval frame.

Study for a Composition

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle. Interior, with three figures seated in the foreground. Through an opening, at upper right, a saintly figure appears on a cloud, his head in a halo of light.

Armor making and polishing

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Print

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Study for a Composition

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle. Interior, with three women sitting in the foreground, before a fireplace. A man in seated in the beackground.

Men Hunting Bulls with Eagles

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
In a landscape of rolling terrain, men use birds to hunt wild bulls. Trees frame the composition at left and right, and the hunters appear on horseback in the background at right. Two bulls have fallen in the foreground, while others gallop through the center of the image. The birds—traditionally identified as falcons, although possibly eagles—alight on the heads of their prey, likely blinding them. This hunting method is probably described in an as yet unidentified ancient text.

Christ before Caiphas

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. The high priest is seated upon a throne, at right, and apparently tears his clothes. At left is a group of Christ and his guards. A spectator stands at a door in the center. Signed on recto, (possibly authentic): "Johannes Stradano."

Drawing

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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