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Print, The Large Cat, ca. 1657

This is a Print. It was print maker: Cornelis Visscher. It is dated ca. 1657 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is etching with engraving on off-white laid paper support: 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 Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 18.1 x 22cm (7 1/8 x 8 11/16in.) Platemark: 14.3 x 18.5 cm (5 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.)

Cite this object as

Print, The Large Cat, ca. 1657; Print Maker: Cornelis Visscher (Netherlandish, 1619 or 1629 – 1662); Netherlands; etching with engraving on off-white laid paper support: white laid paper; Overall: 18.1 x 22cm (7 1/8 x 8 11/16in.) Platemark: 14.3 x 18.5 cm (5 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 x 35.6 cm (18 x 14 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-132-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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