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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.

This object was catalogued by Rebekah Pollock. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 16.5 × 6.7 cm (6 1/2 × 2 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Initials etched, bottom right: SDB

Cite this object as

Print, Ornamenti o Grottesche (Grotesque Ornament), ca. 1653; Italy; etching on off-white laid paper; H x W: 16.5 × 6.7 cm (6 1/2 × 2 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-152-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Fragile Beasts.

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