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Print, Strapwork Grotesque with Scene from Ovid, 1566

This is a Print. It was engraved by Pieter van der Heyden and after Jacob Floris the Elder and workshop of Hieronymus Cock. It is dated 1566 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

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Its dimensions are

10.4 × 13.8 cm (4 1/8 × 5 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Print, Strapwork Grotesque with Scene from Ovid, 1566; Engraved by Pieter van der Heyden ; Netherlands; engraving on laid paper; 10.4 × 13.8 cm (4 1/8 × 5 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John I. Kane; 1944-83-6-1

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

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