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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
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

Acquisition
Witt, Robert Clermont (Sir); bequest; 1952
D.1952.RW.1633

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

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