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Strapwork Cartouches with Interlaced Band Patterns

About 1555–60
Etched by Unidentified artist, Netherlandish, 16th century, Designed by Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, 1527–1606?), Published by Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

50.6.13

Medium or Technique

Etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Antwerp: Hieronymus Cock [about 1555-1560]) Folio; 16 leaves; original gilt-stamped armorial green vellum binding (green cloth box). BOUND with: 50.6.1-12 and .14-.15 (Hoffmann album)

Ornamental cartouche designs with elaborate strapwork borders.


Antwerp: Hieronymus Cock [about 1555-1560]

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund