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The Elephant

Artist:
Martin Schongauer (German, Colmar ca. 1435/50–1491 Breisach)
Date:
15th century
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet 104 x 140 mm
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift from the daughters of Roland L. Redmond, in his memory, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1241.2
Not on view
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Print in the North," May 06, 1997 - July 13, 1997.

Lehrs 94; Bartsch VI.159.92
Adam von Bartsch "Le Peintre Graveur". Leipzig, 1876, cat. no. VI.92, p. 159.

Max Lehrs Geschichte und kritischer katalog des deutschen, niederländischen und französischen Kupferstichs im XV Jahrhundert (History and critical catalog of German, Netherlandish, and French copper engravings in the 15th century). 9 vols., 1908-1934, cat. no. V.94, p. 339.

Colta Ives, Janet S. Byrne, Suzanne Boorsch, Mary L. Myers, David W. Kiehl Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1986-1987: Prints. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1987, p. 48, ill.



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