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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 was designed by Etienne Delaune. 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.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John I. Kane.

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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; Designed by Etienne Delaune (French, 1519 - 1583); 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

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