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The Deluge

A work made of woodcut in black from two blocks on two sheets of cream laid paper, joined.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of woodcut in black from two blocks on two sheets of cream laid paper, joined.

Date:

after 1548

Artist:

Melchior Lorck
Danish, 1527- c. 1583/86

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Lorck, Melchior

Title

The Deluge

Place

Denmark (Artist's nationality:)

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Printed 1548–1594

Medium

Woodcut in black from two blocks on two sheets of cream laid paper, joined

Dimensions

Image/block: 32.4 × 50.2 cm (12 13/16 × 19 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Potter Palmer, II

Reference Number

1939.256

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