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Print, Plate from Opus de ludicro picturae genere (A Work About the Playful Style of Painting), ca. 1562

This is a Print. It was after Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau the Elder and etched by Luca Bertelli. It is dated ca. 1562 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is etching on 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.

Its dimensions are

10.3 × 6.7 cm (4 1/16 × 2 5/8 in.)

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Print, Plate from Opus de ludicro picturae genere (A Work About the Playful Style of Painting), ca. 1562; After Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau the Elder (French, ca. 1515 - after 1584); France; etching on laid paper; 10.3 × 6.7 cm (4 1/16 × 2 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John I. Kane; 1945-6-4-1

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