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Print, Grotesque Ornament

This is a Print. It was attributed to de la Guertiere and attributions: Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau the Elder. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is engraving support: white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Roger Selchow. It is credited Gift of Roger Selchow.

Its dimensions are

34 x 23 cm (13 3/8 x 9 1/16 in.) Platemark/repeat: 32.8 x 21.6 cm (12 15/16 x 8 1/2 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, lower margin: 9

Cite this object as

Print, Grotesque Ornament; Attributed to de la Guertiere; Attributions: Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau the Elder (French, ca. 1515 - after 1584); France; engraving support: white laid paper; 34 x 23 cm (13 3/8 x 9 1/16 in.) Platemark/repeat: 32.8 x 21.6 cm (12 15/16 x 8 1/2 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Gift of Roger Selchow; 1987-90-1

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