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Print, Ornamenti o Grottesche (Grotesque Ornament), ca. 1653

This is a Print. It is dated ca. 1653 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is etching on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

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Its dimensions are

16.8 × 6.6 cm (6 5/8 × 2 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Initials etched, bottom right: SDB

It is inscribed

SDB

Cite this object as

Print, Ornamenti o Grottesche (Grotesque Ornament), ca. 1653; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); Italy; etching on off-white laid paper; 16.8 × 6.6 cm (6 5/8 × 2 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-151-3

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