Recto: Minerva, or "Arma" (Allegory of the Art of War), preliminary design for pl. 2 in the Schema, seu Speculum Principum (Skills of a Prince) series; Verso, above: Deer Hunt with Lassos; Below: Board Hunt with Shotguns

Pen and brown ink, brush and wash on paper | 1594-1596

Jan van der Straet

Horizontal rectangle. Minerva in Roman armor with helmet and shield with Medusa head, surrounded by canon, armor and other implements of war, right. Implements of peacetime industry and study, left. Battlefield in background, right; marketplace, left...
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