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Print, Minerva, or "Arma" (Allegory of the Art of War), pl. 2 in the Schema, seu Speculum Principum (Skills of a Prince) series, 1597

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and print maker: Jan Sadeler, the Elder. It is dated 1597 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Frederick Formes Horter.

It is inscribed

'Joa. Stradano figuravit. Joa. Sadeler scalpsit et excudit.' Lettered below the image: Latin inscription arranged in three columns, 'Nec minus...grando cadat.'

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Print, Minerva, or "Arma" (Allegory of the Art of War), pl. 2 in the Schema, seu Speculum Principum (Skills of a Prince) series, 1597; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on paper; Museum purchase through gift of Frederick Formes Horter; 1949-61-4

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