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This and 16 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Grotteßco in diverßche manieren (Various Grotesques).

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Print, Title plate, from Grottesco in diversche manieren (Various Grotesques), 1555–1571

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan Vredeman de Vries and etched by Johannes van Doetechum the Elder and Lucas van Doetechum and published by Gerard de Jode. It is dated 1555–1571 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is etching 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 Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W: approx. 19 × 27.5 cm (7 1/2 × 10 13/16 in.) Platemark: 15.6 × 21 cm (6 1/8 × 8 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: two-handled vase

It is inscribed

Title: Grottesco: in diversche manieren / Zeer Chierln̈ck beqũaem en oirboorln̈c / voor Schilders, Glaesschrnüers, Beeldsnüdesr / En al die de Chierln̈cke ornamenten der / Antiquen beminnen, ghemackt bn̈ / Johans vredeman vriese, voth ghegheũen / dũer Geraert de Ieûde. Inscribed in brown ink, left margin: "14"

Cite this object as

Print, Title plate, from Grottesco in diversche manieren (Various Grotesques), 1555–1571; Designed by Hans Vredeman de Vries (Dutch, 1527 - ca. 1606); France; etching on laid paper; H x W: approx. 19 × 27.5 cm (7 1/2 × 10 13/16 in.) Platemark: 15.6 × 21 cm (6 1/8 × 8 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1945-59-2

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