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Drawing, Title Page: America

This is a drawing. It was attributed to Marten de Vos. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is graphite, pen and brown ink, red chalk, brush and gray wash on white paper lined with heavy laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

25.3 x 31 cm (9 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Collector's stamp, lower right, Modesto Ignazio Bonaventura Luigi Gevevosio (Lugt 545)

It is signed

Signed in brown ink, on mount, lower left: 279 Martin de Vos

Cite this object as

Drawing, Title Page: America; Attributed to Marten de Vos (Flemish, 1532-1603); Netherlands; graphite, pen and brown ink, red chalk, brush and gray wash on white paper lined with heavy laid paper; 25.3 x 31 cm (9 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Erskine Hewitt; 1956-39-1

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