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Artist:
Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus, Flemish, 1523–1605  Search this
Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and brown wash, black chalk on laid paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 15.4 × 21.4 cm (6 1/16 × 8 7/16 in.)
Object Name:
Drawing
Type:
Drawing
Made in:
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Date:
ca. 1587
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Recto: An elaborate ornamental border (indicated at left) encloses a scene of a figure, at left, preaching in a wood. Probably represents John the Baptist preaching, or possibly Christ among the Bystanders. Italian inscriptions at upper right refer to payments made to Stradanus for hunting scenes and for a series of images of the Passion of Christ.
Verso: Italian inscriptions referring to payments made by Stradanus, apparently for clothing.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-145
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
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/kq41698b829-8faf-4f62-a902-65afa1e63de0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-145