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Ornament with Two Tritons, from Four Vignettes

A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.


c. 1544


Sebald Beham
German, 1500-1550

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Hans Sebald Beham


Ornament with Two Tritons, from Four Vignettes


Germany (Artist's nationality)

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Made 1539–1549


Engraving in black on ivory laid paper


Image/sheet, trimmed to platemark: 2.2 × 5.4 cm (7/8 × 2 3/16 in.)

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Potter Palmer, Jr.

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