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Two Dogs Fight for a Bone, from an emblem book

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Two Dogs Fight for a Bone, from an emblem book

Artist: Jacob Matham (Dutch, 1571 - 1631)
Date: 17th century
Medium: engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (14 x 14 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center; Richard and Kay Ward Collection, 2010.55
Accession number: 2010.55
Classification: print
Inscription"Two dogges strive for a bone and the thirt taket it away", engraved in center on bottom edge of sheet
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