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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    E,1.14

  • Description

    St John the Baptist (model for a paten); in the centre of the plate, the Baptist is depicted in the desert; around the image are sprays of winding foliage and eight roundeds containing the emblems of the four Evangelists and the four Latin (western) Fathers of the Church; first state. 1466 Engraving

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1466
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 180 millimetres (borderline)
    • Diameter: 190 millimetres (plate)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        The date "·1 ...·6·6" is engraved (last two numbers in reverse) and the Evangelist's names are inscribed
  • Curator's comments

    Lehrs mentions that even though it is not possible to affirm, it is likely that the cut might have served as a model for a paten. An impression of the second state is registered as E.1_12.

  • Bibliography

    • Lehrs 1908-34 II.211.149.I bibliographic details
    • Bartsch VI.47 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    2001 May-Aug, Cologne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, 'Master of St Bartholomew'
    2001/2 Sep-Feb, Karlsruhe, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Spätmittelalter

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    E,1.14

St John the Baptist (model for a paten); in the centre of the plate, the Baptist is depicted in the desert; around the image are sprays of winding foliage and eight roundeds containing the emblems of the four Evangelists and the four Latin (western) Fathers of the Church; first state.  1466  Engraving

St John the Baptist (model for a paten); in the centre of the plate, the Baptist is depicted in the desert; around the image are sprays of winding foliage and eight roundeds containing the emblems of the four Evangelists and the four Latin (western) Fathers of the Church; first state. 1466 Engraving

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