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Print, Orgueille et follie (Pride and Folly), ca. 1578

This is a Print. It was designed by Théodore de Bry. It is dated ca. 1578 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is engraving on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Our curators have highlighted 5 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Bowl
  • glass.
  • Gift of Edward Kallop.
  • 1966-53-1

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 12.7 x 12.4 cm (5 x 4 7/8 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)

Cite this object as

Print, Orgueille et follie (Pride and Folly), ca. 1578; Designed by Theodor de Bry (French, active Netherlands and Germany, 1528 - 1598); Netherlands; engraving on white laid paper; Sheet: 12.7 x 12.4 cm (5 x 4 7/8 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1942-36-33

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Fragile Beasts.

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