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Print, A Couple Seated on a Bed, late 15th century

This is a Print. It was made by Israhel van Meckenem. It is dated late 15th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is engraving on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Leo Wallerstein. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Leo Wallerstein.

Its dimensions are

17.1 x 11.4 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. )

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower margin, center: · I · M ·

Cite this object as

Print, A Couple Seated on a Bed, late 15th century; Made by Israhel van Meckenem (German, ca. 1440 - 1503); Germany; engraving on white laid paper; 17.1 x 11.4 cm (6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. ); Gift of Mrs. Leo Wallerstein; 1959-72-1

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