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Print, Dedicatory page of the set "Mediceae familiae rerum feliciter gestarum Victoria et triumphi", 1578

This is a Print. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and made by Philips Galle. It is dated 1578 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 30.9 x 41.9 cm (12 3/16 x 16 1/2 in.) Printing block: 21.1 x 30.8 cm (8 5/16 x 12 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

COSMVS MED. MAGN: ETRVRIAE .... Johannes Stradensis Flanfrius inuen. Philippus Galle Sculp. et exud:/1578; Bottom center: Ad Lectorum. Framing line, bottom: Exornant aulasque aulea parentis Hetrusci, Pluribid exemplis his tibi lector habe.

Cite this object as

Print, Dedicatory page of the set "Mediceae familiae rerum feliciter gestarum Victoria et triumphi", 1578; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, active Italy, 1523–1605); Netherlands; engraving on paper; Sheet: 30.9 x 41.9 cm (12 3/16 x 16 1/2 in.) Printing block: 21.1 x 30.8 cm (8 5/16 x 12 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-8417

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