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Print, Sense of Smell, Plate from Quinque sensum typi in usum aurifabroru exarati (Images of the Five Senses Engraved for the Benefit of the Goldsmith), ca. 1580

This is a Print. It is dated ca. 1580 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is blackwork engraving on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Rebekah Pollock. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John I. Kane.

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Its dimensions are

Platemark: 4.7 × 6 cm (1 7/8 × 2 3/8 in.) 4.9 × 5.4 cm (1 15/16 × 2 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Inscribed, in plate: Agr. Apud Crispinum Passaevm

Cite this object as

Print, Sense of Smell, Plate from Quinque sensum typi in usum aurifabroru exarati (Images of the Five Senses Engraved for the Benefit of the Goldsmith), ca. 1580; Germany; blackwork engraving on laid paper; Platemark: 4.7 × 6 cm (1 7/8 × 2 3/8 in.) 4.9 × 5.4 cm (1 15/16 × 2 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John I. Kane; 1945-6-1-a

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