Sic per sagnantes divellunt retia ripas, Impleat ut piscis textam de vimine nasam.98.
Engraving with large margins, paper watermarked, verso in ink W. Wood. Plate 215 x 292mm (8½ x 11½"). Foxing, slight creasing.
Fishing with Drag Nets on the River Arno; in the foreground, a river god holding a cornucopia is seated upon a lion, representing Florence; beside and beyond him fishermen men wade in the river with poles and nets; the city of Florence flanks the river to the left, with the dome of the Duomo visible. From a series of 104 plates dedicated to the jurist Henricus van Osthoorn en Sonnevelt, "Venationes Ferarum, Avium, Piscium. Pugnae Bestiariorum: & mutuae Bestiarum".
[Ref: 28588] £260.00