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Print, Pyramus and Thisbe, 1514

This is a Print. It was created by Lucas van Leyden. It is dated 1514 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is engraving on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled The Original Romeo and Juliet.

This object was donated by Leo Wallerstein.

Its dimensions are

11.9 x 16.2 cm (4 11/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated in plate, center right (on basin): L 1514

Cite this object as

Print, Pyramus and Thisbe, 1514; Lucas van Leyden (Netherlandish, ca. 1494 - 1533); Netherlands; engraving on cream laid paper; 11.9 x 16.2 cm (4 11/16 x 6 3/8 in.); 1950-30-23

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