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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1850,1014.988

  • Description

    A rhinoceros; after Dürer (Meder 273), facing right; on verso an elephant carrying various figures on a large saddle to right, by an anonymous printmaker; illustrations to the Latin edition of Sebastian Münster, 'Cosmographia', Basle: Heinrich Petri, 1552. 1550
    Woodcut and letterpress

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1550
    • 1552
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 99 millimetres (Rhinoceros)
    • Width: 146 millimetres
    • Height: 323 millimetres (Sheet)
    • Width: 213 millimetres
    • Height: 66 millimetres (Elephant)
    • Width: 103 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed with Kandel's monogram at lower centre. Lettered above the animal: 'De Rhinocerote'
        Page numbered 1086. Letterpress text throughout.
  • Curator's comments

    See Curatorial Comment for 1850,1014.972.

  • Bibliography

    • Hollstein 10p bibliographic details
    • Nagler 1858-79 II.1173.5 bibliographic details
    • Bartsch IX.394.17 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (German XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Cosmographia (Basle 1552)
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1850

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1850,1014.988

A rhinoceros; after Dürer (Meder 273), facing right; on verso an elephant carrying various figures on a large saddle to right, by an anonymous printmaker; illustrations to the Latin edition of Sebastian Münster, 'Cosmographia', Basle: Heinrich Petri, 1552.  1550  Woodcut and letterpress

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A rhinoceros; after Dürer (Meder 273), facing right; on verso an elephant carrying various figures on a large saddle to right, by an anonymous printmaker; illustrations to the Latin edition of Sebastian Münster, 'Cosmographia', Basle: Heinrich Petri, 1552. 1550 Woodcut and letterpress

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