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Title

The great stag and boar hunt

1590


Artist

Antonio Tempesta

Italy

1555 - 1630


About

A hugely prolific printmaker, Tempesta specialized in lively scenes of battles and hunts. Though based in Rome, he kept in close contact with Florence, where the market for such scenes was especially strong. Tempesta was an important influence on the French etcher, Jacques Callot, with whom he had contact in Rome in the early 1600s.


Details


Date

1590


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Dimensions

42.9 x 56.2 cm platemark; 51.0 x 65.0 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DO16.1965


Artist information

Antonio Tempesta

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography