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Fifth Knot

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1877,0113.366

  • Title (object)

    • Fifth Knot
  • Description

    Knot design, with a central shield inscribed 'Academia Leonardi Vin' Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1490-1500
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 298 millimetres
    • Width: 212 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Annotated in brown ink in lower right 'No.II'
  • Curator's comments

    One of three known impressions of the fifth of six knot designs. It was copied in Dürer's woodcut, B.144. See 1877,0113.365 for comment on series.

    See also Jay A. Levinson, Konrad Oberhuber, and Jacquelyn Sheehan, Early Italian Engravings from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1973, no. 114-116.)

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  • Bibliography

    • Hind 1938-48 23 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Italian XVc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    2013/14 Sep-Jan, Antwerp, MAS, '350 years Antwerp Academy'

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1877

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1877,0113.366

Knot design, with a central shield inscribed 'Academia Leonardi Vin'  Engraving

Knot design, with a central shield inscribed 'Academia Leonardi Vin' Engraving

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