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Pearl diving

Circa 1596

Stradanus    more

Pen and brown ink with wash and white bodycolour, on laid paper

height: 19.5 cm; width: 27.3 cm

Inscription, pen and brown ink, below the framing lines, recto, aro Balbi Venetiano in den Reÿse van indie di levanta schet iur[?] isole de ormus Nessesense[?]e de perlen op dese maniere maken op derde tenten... (further text trimmed)
Inscription, pen and brown ink by the artist, lower right of centre, recto, ioan stradanus

Witt, Robert Clermont (Sir); bequest; 1952

Copyright: © The Samuel Courtauld Trust, The Courtauld Gallery, London

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