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Figure of Africa Panel

This is a Panel. It was after Marten de Vos and Julius Goltzius. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is fruitwood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of James Hazen Hyde. It is credited Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde.

  • Leather
  • leather, stamped, embossed, silvered, varnished.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Thomas Snell.
  • 1903-21-3
  • Leather (Holland)
  • leather, stamped, silvered, painted.
  • Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.
  • 1903-12-18

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 47.6 x 32.3 x 3.3 cm (18 3/4 x 12 11/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Figure of Africa Panel; After Marten de Vos (Flemish, 1532-1603); fruitwood; H x W x D: 47.6 x 32.3 x 3.3 cm (18 3/4 x 12 11/16 x 1 5/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of James Hazen Hyde; 1960-1-15-c

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