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1942

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2020

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Print, Privilege for Christoph Plantin, from the "Exercitatio Alphabetica", 1568–69

This is a Print. It was designed by Clément Perret and Hans Vredeman de Vries and engraved by ATA and Cornelis de Hooghe. It is dated 1568–69 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is engraving on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

Platemark: 21.4 x 28.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.) 21.8 x 28.8 cm (8 9/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

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Print, Privilege for Christoph Plantin, from the "Exercitatio Alphabetica", 1568–69; Designed by Clément Perret and Hans Vredeman de Vries; Netherlands; engraving on white laid paper; Platemark: 21.4 x 28.4 cm (8 7/16 x 11 3/16 in.) 21.8 x 28.8 cm (8 9/16 x 11 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1942-36-20

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