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Vertical Panel with a Candelabrum Containing a Medallion with a Centaur and a Pair of Dolphins

Artist:
Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)
Artist:
After Barthel Beham (German, Nuremberg ca. 1502–1540 Italy)
Date:
1529
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 13/16 × 15/16 in. (12.3 × 2.4 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.23.76
Not on view
Panel of ornament with vertical scrolling foliage rising from a vessel at the bottom. A medallion with a winged centaur is placed at the center with two dolphins above. After Barthel Beham's Pauli 81, this is the only example Aldegrever producing an exact copy of another artist's work.
Signature: AG [monogram of the artist: A over G]

Inscription: At lower right: 1529 / AG
Vendor: S. F. C. Smith
The New Hollstein, no. 233
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