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Design for a Salt with a Swan

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Inscription

Inscribed in pen and dark brown ink at borrom: "Darünter kann / man die.../ ...aber unt ; Farben in Kristall [illegible name]." On mount red ink below right "P.V." (said to be ex. coll. Peter Vischer, cf. Lugt 2115-16). Verso: black ink "nessuer / Augustin Hirschvogel. --fec. / Prag-Wien"

Provenance

Peter Vischer (1751-1823, Lugt 2115-2116); August Laube, Switzerland; from whom purchased by the MFA, Boston (Accession date: September 24, 1985)

Credit Line

Lucy Dalbiac Luard Fund

early 16th century

Dimensions

Sheet :23.7 x 16.6 cm (9 5/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.436

Medium or Technique

Pen and dark brown ink, gray and yellow-brown wash, laid down

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