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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1857,0520.11

  • Description

    St Barbara; the saints stands with feather and book next to her tower. 1461 Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1461
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 161 millimetres (slightly cut)
    • Width: 116 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        "+sant+barbara+", "e s", "nas", "1...61"
  • Curator's comments

    This print was issued as a black and white facsimile by the British Museum in 'Reproductions of Prints in the British Museum', New [Second] Series Part II (Early German and Flemish Prints), Published by the Trustees in 1889, where it was number VI and described there as 'Master of 1466. St. Barbara.'; (Shelfmark 245*.b.16).

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  • Bibliography

    • Lehrs 1908-34 II.234.164 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1857

  • Acquisition notes

    In William Young Ottley's posthumous sale an impression of this print described as brilliant and in the finest possible state of preservation sold for £20-0-0 (Leigh Sotheby, London, 24.v.1837/915 as Master of 1466), well over twice more fetched by any other Master ES print in the auction. The McIntosh catalogue specifically states that this was Ottley's impression.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1857,0520.11

St Barbara; the saints stands with feather and book next to her tower.  1461  Engraving

St Barbara; the saints stands with feather and book next to her tower. 1461 Engraving

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