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A Horseshoe Crab

A work made of watercolor and opaque watercolor on cream laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of watercolor and opaque watercolor on cream laid paper.

Date:

1640/80

Artist:

Pieter Holsteyn, the younger
Dutch, 1614–1687

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Pieter Holsteyn, the younger

Title

A Horseshoe Crab

Place

Netherlands (Artist's nationality)

Date

1640–1680

Medium

Watercolor and opaque watercolor on cream laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed center, below the head, in pen and brown ink: “PH”; lower right, in pen and brown ink: “zeespinnekop”

Dimensions

16.3 × 21.4 cm (6 7/16 × 8 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Regenstein Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2020.264

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