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Drawing, Conquest of the Philippine Islands, preliminary design for grisille painting realized by Stradanus' son Scipione, for the obsequies in memory of Philip II of Spain, held at San Lorenzo in Florence on 12 November 1598

This is a drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated 1598 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray 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

9.9 × 13.1 cm (3 7/8 × 5 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Conquest of the Philippine Islands, preliminary design for grisille painting realized by Stradanus' son Scipione, for the obsequies in memory of Philip II of Spain, held at San Lorenzo in Florence on 12 November 1598; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on laid paper; 9.9 × 13.1 cm (3 7/8 × 5 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2637

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