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The Good Shepherd, from Grotisch fur alle Kunstler

Artist:
Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, Liège 1528–1598 Frankfurt)
Date:
1580–1600
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 5/8 × 5 3/4 in. (6.7 × 14.6 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.501.5793(2)
Not on view
A scene with the Good Shepherd framed in an oval at center, surrounded by symmetrical ornamental design with masks, grotesques, and cornucopias. At the left and right edge, segmented ovals with artist's signature. Associated with the series, Grotisch fur alle Kunstler, consisting of four plates.
Inscription: At left and right: T. B. / F. ET EX
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Hollstein IV.48.187-190; Guilmard 367.3c; SKB 25(3)
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