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Title Page, from Grotisch fur alle Kunstler

Artist:
Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, Liège 1528–1598 Frankfurt)
Date:
1580–1600
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
sheet: 2 5/8 x 5 3/4 in. (6.6 x 14.6 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.5793(1)
Not on view
Title page for a series of four plates, with the title lettered in German and French in an oval cartouche at center, surrounded by ornamental design with mask of a child's face at right and mask of a bearded man at left. At far left and right edge, segmented ovals with the artist's signature.
Inscription: At center, in cartouche: GROTISCH FUR ALLE KUNSTLER / GROTIS POVR TOVS ARTISIEN; at far left and far right: THEODOR DE BRY / FECIT ET EXCUD.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Hollstein IV.48.187; Guilmard 367.3c; SKB 25(3)
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