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Print, Ornament with Mask and Grotesque Figures, 1550

This is a Print. It is dated 1550 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Karin Zonis. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

  • Photograph, 2014
  • chromogenic print.
  • Courtesy of Pat McGrath and Ben Hassett.
  • 1.2016.2
  • Photograph, 2014
  • chromogenic print.
  • Courtesy of Pat McGrath and Ben Hassett.
  • 1.2016.1

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Its dimensions are

Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate with monogram, left lower center, below griffin: 1550 / A G

Cite this object as

Print, Ornament with Mask and Grotesque Figures, 1550; Germany; engraving on laid paper; Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1945-59-1

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

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