Bastiaan Stoopendaal Buffalo Engraving
Bastiaan Stoopendaal; Etching of a Buffalo from "De Bello Gallico" published in England circa 1712. Now in a burl wood frame with a gilded slip and surrounded by a reverse painted glass mat. The large buffalo consumes the foreground. In the background are two smaller beasts described as "a bull nearly resembling a stag with only one horn" and "some kind of wild ass."