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Print, Ornamental Design, ca. 1550

This is a Print. It was created by Johann Ladenspelder. It is dated ca. 1550 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 16.3 × 7.3 cm (6 7/16 × 2 7/8 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)

It has the following markings

Engraved, at center: symbol resembling an upside down AF / 6

Cite this object as

Print, Ornamental Design, ca. 1550; Johann Ladenspelder ; Germany; engraving on paper; H x W: 16.3 × 7.3 cm (6 7/16 × 2 7/8 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1944-76-1

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

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