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Identification and Creation
Object Number
R1811
People
Leonhard Beck, German (1480 - 1542)
Author: Melchior Pfinzing
Title
Theuerdank's Horse Hit through the Neck
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Theuerdank (Die Geverlicheiten und eins Teils der Geschiecten des ... Helds und Ritters Herr Tewrdannckhs, 1519 edition)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1517
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/246653
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
block: 16 × 14 cm (6 5/16 × 5 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, printed type: Als der Held ... Tewren Held
  • inscription: verso, graphite: Rand. Coll [underlined]
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Randall Collection accession stamp (Lugt 2130)] 1811
Provenance
John Witt Randall, bequest to his sister.
Belinda Lull Randall, gift to Harvard University, 1892. sister of John Witt Randall
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 329, Hollstein 7
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Object Number
R1811
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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