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Artist:
Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, Flemish, 1523–1605  Search this
Engraver:
Johan Wierix, Flemish, 1549 - 1618  Search this
Publisher:
Philip Galle, Flemish, 1537 - 1612  Search this
Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and brown wash on paper
Dimensions:
14.4 × 9.7 cm (5 11/16 × 3 13/16 in.)
Object Name:
Drawing
Type:
Drawing
Made in:
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Date:
ca. 1585 - 1599
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Recto: Military trophy with shield at center, feathered helmet above, and breastplate below. Banners and weapons surround.
Verso: Barbara kneels in the foreground, center. Her father Dioscuros, standing behind her and to the right, lifts her hair with his left hand, and raises a sword with his right. A small figure holds a cloth at far right.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-1265
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4e79ae2bb-8a94-4a89-84d1-44811cfc719a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-1265