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Standard-bearers of the Swiss Confederation / Schwyz

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1845,0809.1729

  • Title (object)

    • Schwyz

    Title (series)

    • Standard-bearers of the Swiss Confederation
  • Description

    whole-length male figure, marching to right; his head turned to left, Christ on the cross on his banner; from a series of sixteen woodcuts. 1521 White-line woodcut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1521
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 190 millimetres
    • Width: 106 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered 'SCHWITZ'.
  • Curator's comments

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

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 57.32 bibliographic details
    • Bartsch Undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1845

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1845,0809.1729

WL male figure, marching to r; his head turned to l, Christ on the cross on his banner; from a series of sixteen woodcuts.  1521 White-line woodcut

WL male figure, marching to r; his head turned to l, Christ on the cross on his banner; from a series of sixteen woodcuts. 1521 White-line woodcut

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