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This and 6 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Suite of 7 Ornamental Designs with the Judgement of Paris.

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1921

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2017

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Print, Mercury, plate from a suite of 6 ornamental designs with the Judgement of Paris, ca. 1690

This is a Print. It was designed by Adriaen Collaert and engraved by Adriaen Collaert. It is dated ca. 1690 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council and 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: 25.3 × 20.5 cm (9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in.) Platemark: 13.7 × 8.9 cm (5 3/8 × 3 1/2 in.)

It is signed

In plate, at top: Adrian Collaert invent. sculp. & excudit

Cite this object as

Print, Mercury, plate from a suite of 6 ornamental designs with the Judgement of Paris, ca. 1690; Designed by Adriaen Collaert (Flemish, ca. 1560 – 1618); Netherlands; engraving on laid paper; H x W: 25.3 × 20.5 cm (9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in.) Platemark: 13.7 × 8.9 cm (5 3/8 × 3 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-528-6

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

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