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Print, Athena, from Grotesques à fond noir, Divinités et Allégories (Grotesques on Black Ground, Divinities and Allegories), ca. 1575

This is a Print. It is dated ca. 1575 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is engraving on off-white 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.

Our curators have highlighted 14 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Object ID #18603261
  • etching with engraving support: white laid paper (l946-12-4-1 is on same sheet).
  • 1946-12-4-2

Its dimensions are

8 × 6.5 cm (3 1/8 × 2 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Engraved, lower left: Cum Privilegio. Regis Engraved, lower right: Stephanus Fecit

Cite this object as

Print, Athena, from Grotesques à fond noir, Divinités et Allégories (Grotesques on Black Ground, Divinities and Allegories), ca. 1575; France; engraving on off-white laid paper; 8 × 6.5 cm (3 1/8 × 2 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John I. Kane; 1945-6-3-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Moustier Ceramics: Gifts from the Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw Collection.

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