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Print, Plate from 12 Stick Zum Verzaighnen Stechen Ver Fertigt (Set of Twelve Designs for Engraved Vessels), 1580

This is a Print. It was designed by Bernhard Zan. It is dated 1580 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is punch engraving, pen and black ink, graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from P. and D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd. and catalogued by Karin Zonis. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

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Its dimensions are

29.5 × 18.4 cm (11 5/8 × 7 1/4 in.) Platemark: 21.4 x 13.9 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: bear with collar and hanging tongue (horizontal)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, center upper margin: 120; in graphite, center lower margin: 8

Cite this object as

Print, Plate from 12 Stick Zum Verzaighnen Stechen Ver Fertigt (Set of Twelve Designs for Engraved Vessels), 1580; Designed by Bernhard Zan (Germany, active ca. 1580); Germany; punch engraving, pen and black ink, graphite on cream laid paper; 29.5 × 18.4 cm (11 5/8 × 7 1/4 in.) Platemark: 21.4 x 13.9 cm (8 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1942-36-15

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Fragile Beasts.

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