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Print, Writing Example from Spieghel der Schrijfkonste. Tweede Deel (The Mirror of Art Writing, Second Part)

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan van de Velde I and engraved by Simon Weynouts Frisius. We acquired it in 1954. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Van de Velde’s Famous Flourishes.

This object was donated by William J. Donald.

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Print, Writing Example from Spieghel der Schrijfkonste. Tweede Deel (The Mirror of Art Writing, Second Part); Designed by Jan van de Velde I (Netherlandish, 1569–1623); Netherlands; engraving on laid paper; 1954-18-30

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Maira Kalman Selects.

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