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Drawing, Chased Silver Medallion

This is a Drawing. It was created by Hans Holbein the Younger. It is dated 1532–43 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brown, blue wash support: white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Gramercy Park Foundation, Inc.,.

Its dimensions are

6.3 x 6.3 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.) matted w/1961-18-1,2 Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Chased Silver Medallion; Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/98 – 1543); Germany; pen and brown ink, brown, blue wash support: white laid paper; 6.3 x 6.3 cm (2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.) matted w/1961-18-1,2 Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Gift of Gramercy Park Foundation, Inc.,; 1961-18-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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