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Drawing, Title Page for Nova Reperta (New Inventions and Discoveries), ca. 1575

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated ca. 1575 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and bistre wash on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 21.5 × 15.3 cm (8 7/16 in. × 6 in.)

It is inscribed

NOVA REPERTA

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Drawing, Title Page for Nova Reperta (New Inventions and Discoveries), ca. 1575; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, active Italy, 1523–1605); Netherlands; pen and ink, brush and bistre wash on laid paper; H x W: 21.5 × 15.3 cm (8 7/16 in. × 6 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-149

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