Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Capital and Base of a Column

Series/Portfolio:
Columns
Artist:
Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)
Date:
1543
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 x 2 in. (7.6 x 5.1 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.656.5
Not on view
Design for the capital and base of a column, with foliate designs on capital. From a series of four designs of column bases and capitals.
Signature: HSB [monogram of the artist: S inside H]

Inscription: Along left and right edge: QUODLIBET HORUM CAPITUM PONI POTEST AD CORPUS COLUMNAE DORICAE / DISSE HAUETER MAG EIN IETLICHES GESECZ WERDEN AUF DEN LEIB DER SEULN DORICA; across the top: 1543 / VITRUVIUS/ ii / HSB;
Vendor: Craddock and Barnard, London
Pauli, 258; Bartsch, VIII.222.248; Hollstein, III.156.258
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