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You Will Never Get Crabs to Walk Forwards (Nunquam Efficies ut Recte Incedant Cancri…), plate six from Part Four of “Archetypes and Studies by Georg Hoefnagel”1592
Jacob Hoefnagel, Dutch (Flemish), (1573–ca. 1630)
Possibly with Theodor de Bry, German, (1528–1598)
After Joris Hoefnagel (aka Georg Hoefnagel), Flemish, (1542–1601)
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Jacob Hoefnagel, Dutch (Flemish), (1573–ca. 1630) Theodor de Bry, German, (1528–1598) Joris Hoefnagel (aka Georg Hoefnagel), Flemish, (1542–1601) . You Will Never Get Crabs to Walk Forwards (Nunquam Efficies ut Recte Incedant Cancri…), 1592. From Archetypes and Studies by Georg Hoefnagel. Engraving on laid paper. : mm (in.). DAC accession number 2006.3.3. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2006. Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (photo: R. Lee) .
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