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Print, Design for Ornament: Two Seated Women, ca. 1580

This is a Print. It was designed by Etienne Delaune. It is dated ca. 1580 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is engraving on off-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

6.4 x 4.4 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

In black ink, lower margin: CUM. PRI. REGIS. (with royal privilege) STEPHANUS. F.; On reverse: 22 Marz 1829

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Ornament: Two Seated Women, ca. 1580; Designed by Etienne Delaune (French, 1519 - 1583); France; engraving on off-white laid paper; 6.4 x 4.4 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1942-36-27-2

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