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1901

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Drawing, Recto: Neptune in his Chariot pulled by waterhorses, possibly a study for the Americae Retectio print series; Verso: inscription, largely obscured, 1589 or before

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and made for (as the client) Luigi Alamanni. It is dated 1589 or before and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is brown ink and wash on 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

11.2 × 15.3 cm (4 7/16 in. × 6 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Recto: Neptune in his Chariot pulled by waterhorses, possibly a study for the Americae Retectio print series; Verso: inscription, largely obscured, 1589 or before; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; brown ink and wash on paper; 11.2 × 15.3 cm (4 7/16 in. × 6 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2674

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