Lioness attacking a horse

Antonio Tempesta
1555 - 1630
18th century
Etching
On Mount: 8 1/16 × 12 3/4 in. (20.5 × 32.4 cm) Overall (diameter): 4 9/16 in. (11.6 cm)
Gift of Mr. Herman Cohen.
1980.79:8
Published: 
18th century
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Provenance: 
Thomas Butts(?); Herman Cohen, Sandy Hook, Conn
Inscription: 
Inscribed "W.B." and "From Mr. Butts' collection" in pencil on mount at lower right. NNPM
Notes: 

Print is closely trimmed to image; circular sheet possibly a detail cut from a larger sheet printed with a more extensive design. NNPM

Summary: 

Print shows a horse (head facing right) brought to its knees by a lioness who clings to the horse's back as it sinks its teeth into the horses shoulder.

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