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A Winged Phallus in the Shape of a Bird

A work made of pen and brown ink and brush and brown ink wash, with opaque watercolor and traces of red chalk, on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink and brush and brown ink wash, with opaque watercolor and traces of red chalk, on cream laid paper.

Date:

second half of the 16th century

Artist:

Unknown North Italian Artist
Italian, 16th century

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Title

A Winged Phallus in the Shape of a Bird

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1550–1599

Medium

Pen and brown ink and brush and brown ink wash, with opaque watercolor and traces of red chalk, on cream laid paper

Dimensions

21.5 × 7 cm (8 1/2 × 2 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Prints and Drawings Discretionary Fund

Reference Number

2022.1463

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