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Identification and Creation
Object Number
R15048
People
Leonhard Beck, German (1480 - 1542)
Author: Marx Treitzsauerwein
Author: Maximilian I
Title
The Duke Dies in Captivity; His Children Presented to the White King
Other Titles
Former Title: How the King Dies in Prison and his Children are Presented to the White King
Series/Book Title: Der Weisskunig (first edition of 1775)
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1514
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/246704
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodcut printed in black ink on off-white antique laid paper
Technique
Woodcut
Dimensions
block: 21.9 × 19.4 cm (8 5/8 × 7 5/8 in.)
sheet: 24 × 21 cm (9 7/16 × 8 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: center: Soldier with two clubs? (illeg.)
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp: [armorial; C. W. von Blucher (Lugt 2710)]
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Randall Collection accession stamp (Lugt 2130)]
  • inscription: red chalk, in lower margin, centered: 3ooss[?]
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
v/vi
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 216, Hollstein 11
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Object Number
R15048
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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