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Joris Hoefnagel Theodor de Bry Jacob Hoefnagel

It is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers. Isaiah 40 (Qui sedet super gyrum terrae et habitatores eius sunt sicut locustae Isa[ias] 40)

Jacob Hoefnagel Flemish, 1575 - c.a. 1630
After Joris Hoefnagel, designer
Netherlandish, 1542-1600
Workshop of Theodor de Bry, engraver (printmaker)
Flemish, 1528-1598
from “Archetypa studiaque patris Georgii Hoefnagelii”, 1592
Engraving on laid paper
20.2 x 27.1 cm (7 7/8 x 10 11/16 inches) (sheet)
Walter H. Kimball Fund 2006.117.3

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