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Print, Plate from 12 Stick Zum Verzaighnen Stechen Ver Fertigt (Set of Twelve Designs for Engraved Vessels), 1580

This is a Print. It was designed by Bernhard Zan. It is dated 1580 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is punch engraving, pen and black ink, graphite on off-white 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.

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Its dimensions are

Sheet: 29.5 x 18.5 cm (11 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.) Platemark: 19.3 x 13 cm (7 5/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: bear with collar and hanging tongue (horizontal)

It is inscribed

At center above image in margin, in pen and black ink: 82 At center below image in margin, in graphite: 6

Cite this object as

Print, Plate from 12 Stick Zum Verzaighnen Stechen Ver Fertigt (Set of Twelve Designs for Engraved Vessels), 1580; Designed by Bernhard Zan (Germany, active ca. 1580); Germany; punch engraving, pen and black ink, graphite on off-white laid paper; Sheet: 29.5 x 18.5 cm (11 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.) Platemark: 19.3 x 13 cm (7 5/8 x 5 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1942-36-13

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