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Saint James the Great

A work made of pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash, with opaque white watercolor, over black chalk, on cream laid paper, incised for transfer and laid down on buff laid.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash, with opaque white watercolor, over black chalk, on cream laid paper, incised for transfer and laid down on buff laid.

Date:

1590/1605

Artist:

Joannes Stradanus, called Giovanni Stradano
Flemish, 1523-1605

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Jan van der Straet

Title

Saint James the Great

Place

Flanders (Artist's nationality:)

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1590–1605

Medium

Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash, with opaque white watercolor, over black chalk, on cream laid paper, incised for transfer and laid down on buff laid

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, center, in pen and brown ink: "joannes stradanus Achademi/ cus stradanus faciebat" (with faded white heightening over text); inscriptions on lower margin of verso of secondary support trimmed and illegible

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.5672

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