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Ornamental design with a couple of satyrs, children and a trophy

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Aldegrever was the most important Westphalian painter/printmaker of the 16th Century. He produced some 300 engravings, a third of which were ornament designs, such as those here under consideration. Initially he trained as a goldsmith and then switched to painting. Though traditionally thought...

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Provenance

Hill-Stone (New York); by whom given to MFA, 19 September 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Lesley Hill and Alan Stone

1550

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 281

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.9 x 5.2 cm (2 11/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.745

Medium or Technique

Engraving

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