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Drawing, Invention of the Stirrup, design for "Staphae, sive stapedes," pl. 9 in the Nova Reperta (New Inventions of Modern Times) print series, ca. 1590

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and ink, black chalk, brush and gray and brown 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

10.7 x 14.9 cm (4 3/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Bottom left: "Staffare"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Invention of the Stirrup, design for "Staphae, sive stapedes," pl. 9 in the Nova Reperta (New Inventions of Modern Times) print series, ca. 1590; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Italy; pen and ink, black chalk, brush and gray and brown wash on paper; 10.7 x 14.9 cm (4 3/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-300

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