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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M2626
People
Heinrich Aldegrever, German (Paderborn, Germany 1502 - after 1555 Soest, Germany)
After Hans Leonhard Schäufelein, German (c. 1480 - 1539/40)
Title
Dancing Couple
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Large Wedding-Dancers
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1538
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/259350
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink with added gray wash on white antique laid paper discolored to tan
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 11.7 × 7.7 cm (4 5/8 × 3 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, upper right: 10
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamp: Paul J. Sachs
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp: Karl Scheffler
  • inscription: in plate, upper left: 1538 / AG [monogram]
  • collector's mark: verso, brown stamp with graphite numbering below: [Fogg Museum accession stamp (Lugt 936)] 2626
  • inscription: verso, graphite: B 169
  • paint mark: verso, black ink or watercolor: [There is a broad splash of black waterbased pigment at the upper right, apparently the paint that was used in dilute form to color the print.]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 169, Bartsch 169
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Paul J. Sachs
Accession Year
1924
Object Number
M2626
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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