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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G4188
People
Heinrich Aldegrever, German (Paderborn, Germany 1502 - after 1555 Soest, Germany)
Title
A Lute-Player and His Mistress
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Amorous Lute Player
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1537
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Germany
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/277667
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet (circular): 6.5 × 6.5 cm (2 9/16 × 2 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp: BB [elaborate monogram; Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock (Lugt 345)]
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp with graphite numbering within: [Gray Collectionaccession stamp (Lugt 4836)] 4188
  • inscription: in plate, upper edge: 1537
  • inscription: in plate, on tablet, lower right: AG [monogram]
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions: B 172 / FD / A[?]:24635
  • collector's mark: verso, blue stamp: CS [script; Carl Schlösser (Lugt 636)]
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 172, Bartsch 172
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund
Object Number
G4188
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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