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Print, Six designs for components for a columbine cup, from the series Allerley Gebuntznierte Fisirungen, 1581, published 1584

This is a Print. It was designed by Bernhard Zan and published by Stephan Hermann. It is dated 1581, published 1584 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is punch engraving and brush with blue wash on 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: 17.2 × 14 cm (6 3/4 × 5 1/2 in.); 30.8 × 19.8 cm (12 1/8 × 7 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: high crown

It is signed

Printed in plate, upper center: monogram "BZ" and dated "1581"

Cite this object as

Print, Six designs for components for a columbine cup, from the series Allerley Gebuntznierte Fisirungen, 1581, published 1584; Designed by Bernhard Zan (Germany, active ca. 1580); Germany; punch engraving and brush with blue wash on paper; Platemark: 17.2 × 14 cm (6 3/4 × 5 1/2 in.); 30.8 × 19.8 cm (12 1/8 × 7 13/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1945-17-3-b

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