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Print, The Little Buffoon, 1542

This is a Print. It was designed by Hans Sebald Beham. It is dated 1542 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is engraving on off-white laid paper support: white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by E. Maurice Bloch and Megan L. Smith. It is credited Gift of Leo Wallerstein.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 5.7 x 9cm (2 1/4 x 3 9/16in.) Platemark: 4.5 x 8 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 cm, 40.6 kg (22 in., 89.5 lb.)

It is inscribed

signed in plate, on wafer-maker, with monogram; dated in plate, on scroll; 1542.

Cite this object as

Print, The Little Buffoon, 1542; Designed by Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500–1550); Germany; engraving on off-white laid paper support: white laid paper; Overall: 5.7 x 9cm (2 1/4 x 3 9/16in.) Platemark: 4.5 x 8 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.) Mat: 55.9 cm, 40.6 kg (22 in., 89.5 lb.); Gift of Leo Wallerstein; 1950-131-41

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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