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The Genealogy of Maximilian, Upper Portion; with the Right Edge of the Scroll Ajoining the Letterpress Title below the Arch, from The Triumphal Arch of Maximilian I, 1st edition (1517/18)

Artist:
Hans Springinklee (German, active 1512–22)
Designer:
Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)
Woodcutter:
Hieronymus Andreae, called Formschneyder (German, 1525–1556)
Date:
1515
Medium:
Woodcut and letterpress
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/16 × 24 15/16 in. (45.9 × 63.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1928
Accession Number:
28.82.38
Not on view
Inscription: Extensive letterpress inscriptions in German above the heraldic shields.
Numbered '32' in brown ink below image lower right corner and 'No.32.' at the center top edge, verso.

Marking: On paper with a double-headed eagle watermark (cf. Meder 238)
Vendor: E. Parsons & Sons (London)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," March 26, 2012–July 19, 2012.

Schoch, Mende, Scherbaum II.407.238/34-36; New Hollstein (Springinklee),I.36.43-45
The New Hollstein German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts 1400-1700. Amsterdam, 1998, cat. no. Springinklee, part I.36.43-45, ill.

Rainer Schoch, Matthias Mende, Anna Scherbaum Albrecht Dürer, Das druckgraphische Werk. Prestel, Vol. 1-3, Munich; London; New York, 2001–2004, cat. no. II.407.238/34-36.



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