Landscape with a Bear Hunt (after Jan Breughel) by Aegidius Sadeler

Landscape with a Bear Hunt (after Jan Breughel) by Aegidius Sadeler

Landscape with a Bear Hunt (after Jan Breughel)

Aegidius Sadeler

Title

Landscape with a Bear Hunt (after Jan Breughel)

 
Artist
Year
1578 -1624 
Technique
engraving 
Image Size
8 3/4 x 12 1/4" platemark, 8-1/16 x 11-15/16" image 
Signature
not signed 
Edition Size
proof 
Annotations
"Epreuve" in lower margin in pencil; "501"?? in ink in lower right corner of margin. 
Reference
Wurzbach: Sadeler 103.7 Hollstein (Brueghel) d 69 
Paper
heavy antique-white laid 
State
proof, before any lettering 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
20245 
Price
$750.00 
Description

This engraving of a bear hunt has been attributed to Mannerist engraver Aegidius Saedler (ca. 1570-1629), done after a design by Jan Brueghel (1568-1625) between 1578 and 1624, though the Saedler attribution is now questioned.

Two hunters and their four dogs have a bear surrounded in a mountainous landscape with Roman ruins and a valley and city in the background.