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Print, Color Olivi (Invention of Oil Painting), plate 14 in the Nova Reperta (New Inventions of Modern Times), ca. 1596

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and published by Philips Galle and dedicatee: Luigi Alamanni. It is dated ca. 1596 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 20.1 x 27 cm (7 15/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Within the plate: "Ion. Stradanus Invent.", "Phls. Galle excud,"

It is inscribed

In margin, and left, numbered 14; at center: COLOR OLIVI. Bottom margin includes a line of inscription in latin: "Colorem olivi commodum pictoribus, Invenit insignis magister Eyckius"

Cite this object as

Print, Color Olivi (Invention of Oil Painting), plate 14 in the Nova Reperta (New Inventions of Modern Times), ca. 1596; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on laid paper; Sheet: 20.1 x 27 cm (7 15/16 x 10 5/8 in.); 1955-35-2

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