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Strapwork Cartouches with Interlaced Band Patterns

Antwerp: Hieronymus Cock [about 1555-1560]


Ferdinand Hoffmann, Baron Gruenstein (1540-1607, Grünpichl and Strechau) given by him to his wife, Margaretha von Harrach; by descent through the Counts Harrach, to the Hradec Library; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, January 12, 1950.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund

About 1555–60

Place of Publication

Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 217; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, vol. 47, 121-136; Rijksprentenkabinet, Ornamentprenten, 167


Overall: 32 x 21.5 x 5.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Set of sixteen etchings


Prints and Drawings


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