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Print, Ornament Panel with Bird Cage, ca. 1507

This is a Print. It is dated ca. 1507 and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is engraving 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 Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 26.2 × 13 cm (10 5/16 × 5 1/8 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: cross[?]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate upper right and left on tablets: N.O.; .S.P.Q.R./.D.I./.I. and .D.M./.A./N. on tablets held by winged figures top left and right; An.Sa.exc. at bottom

Cite this object as

Print, Ornament Panel with Bird Cage, ca. 1507; Italy; engraving on off-white laid paper; H x W: 26.2 × 13 cm (10 5/16 × 5 1/8 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1946-29-3

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

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