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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Q,5.576

  • Description

    Wide cup with ornamental stem, featuring two grotesque heads with goat's horns, and lid with female figure holding a blank shield; after Hans Holbein. 1646 Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1646
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 172 millimetres
    • Width: 130 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered at lower left: 'HHolbein delin: W: Hollar fecit, 1646 / ex Collectione Arundeliana,'
  • Curator's comments

    One of ten plates of ornamental designs after Hans Holbein; see New Hollstein (Hollar) 824-833.

  • Bibliography

    • Pennington 1982 2629 bibliographic details
    • New Hollstein (German) 828 (Hollar) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Post-binder)

  • Subjects

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Q,5.576

Wide cup with ornamental stem, featuring two grotesque heads with goat's horns, and lid with female figure holding a blank shield; after Hans Holbein.  1646 Etching

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Wide cup with ornamental stem, featuring two grotesque heads with goat's horns, and lid with female figure holding a blank shield; after Hans Holbein. 1646 Etching

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