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Print, Writing Example from Spieghel der Schrijfkonste. Tweede Deel (The Mirror of Art Writing, Second Part), 1609

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan van de Velde I and engraved by Simon Weynouts Frisius. It is dated 1609 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Van de Velde’s Famous Flourishes.

This object was donated by William J. Donald and catalogued by Karin Zonis. It is credited Gift of William J. Donald.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 20.4 x 31.1 cm (8 1/16 x 12 1/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Print, Writing Example from Spieghel der Schrijfkonste. Tweede Deel (The Mirror of Art Writing, Second Part), 1609; Designed by Jan van de Velde I (Netherlandish, 1569–1623); Netherlands; engraving on laid paper; H x W x D: 20.4 x 31.1 cm (8 1/16 x 12 1/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Gift of William J. Donald; 1954-18-30

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Maira Kalman Selects.

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