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Drawing, Sketchbook Page with Beheading of a Female Martyr

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and bistre wash on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 14.5 × 10.2 cm (5 11/16 in. × 4 in.)

It is inscribed

seza namele (?), chanaleri in Torna

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketchbook Page with Beheading of a Female Martyr; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; pen and ink, brush and bistre wash on laid paper; H x W: 14.5 × 10.2 cm (5 11/16 in. × 4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-140

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