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Standard-bearers of the Swiss Confederation / Basel

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1845,0809.1730

  • Title (object)

    • Basel

    Title (series)

    • Standard-bearers of the Swiss Confederation
  • Description

    whole-length male figure, seen from behind, the staff of Basel and an annunciation on his banner. From a series of sixteen woodcuts. 1521 White-line woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1521
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 191 millimetres
    • Width: 108 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Dated 1521 and lettered 'BASEL'.
  • Curator's comments

    BM has ten of the series of sixteen Standard-Bearers.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 59.36 bibliographic details
    • Bartsch Undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Exhibition history

    2014 6 Feb-31 Aug, London, BM (G90), Germany Divided: Baselitz and his generation, From the Duerckheim Collection

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1845

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1845,0809.1730

WL male figure, seen from behind, the staff of Basel and an annunciation on his banner. From a series of sixteen woodcuts.  1521 White-line woodcut

WL male figure, seen from behind, the staff of Basel and an annunciation on his banner. From a series of sixteen woodcuts. 1521 White-line woodcut

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