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Album with Examples of Calligraphy and Micrography

Artist:
Anonymous French or Flemish
Date:
early 17th century
Medium:
Album of 26 calligraphic drawings. Pen and black and brown ink.
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/4 × 11 1/16 in. (17.1 × 28.1 cm)
Classifications:
Albums, Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Daniel Ergmann Gift, 2014
Accession Number:
2014.96(1–26)
Not on view
Arthur Vershbow (American, 1922–2012); his sale (part III), Christie's, New York, 20 Jun 2013, lot 431; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Wordplay: Matthias Buchinger’s Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay," January 8, 2016–April 11, 2016.

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