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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2013.158
People
Heinrich Aldegrever, German (Paderborn, Germany 1502 - after 1555 Soest, Germany)
Title
Large Dagger
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1537
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/349739
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Egraving printed in black ink on white antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet (rhomboidal; width at top given): 30 × 8 cm (11 13/16 × 3 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, various graphite inscriptions : D / 49.c-71 / 3.265 / Aldegrever / HB [monogram] / D
  • collector's mark: verso, black stamp: ALBERTINA / Veräußert [Albertina deaccession stamp (Lugt 5d)]
  • collector's mark: verso, purple stamp: A B [in heraldic shield; Albert W. Blum (Lugt 79b)]
  • inscription: in plate, upper left: 1537 / AG [monogram]
Provenance
Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5d, deaccessioned as a duplicate); sale, [Gilhofer & Ranschburg, Lucerne, November 28ff, 1934, lot 244, repr.]. Albert W. Blum, Switzerland and Short Hills, New Jersey (Lugt 79b). [Nicholas G. Stogdon, New York]. [C.G. Boerner, Düsseldorf and New York, 1989]. Nicholas G. Stogdon. [C.G. Boerner, Düsseldorf and New York], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2013
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 265, Bartsch265, Hollstein 265
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund
Accession Year
2013
Object Number
2013.158
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Oh Happy State...! Prints on a theme, from the 15th to the 20th century, auct. cat., N.G. Stogdon (New York, 1989), no. 28, repr.

Neue Lagerliste 112: Eine Auswahl aus unseren Mappen, auct. cat., C. G. Boerner (Düsseldorf/New York, 1999), no. 8, repr.

Neue Lagerliste 132, auct. cat., C. G. Boerner LLC (Düsseldorf/New York, 2013), no. 17, repr.

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