Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Nationality

German

Artist Dates

1502-1555

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Date of Work

19th c.

Medium

Facsimile of etching and engraving

Edition #

Reichsdruckerei (German) Facsimile Print

Height

15 1/2"

Width

11 1/4"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: WS_03, Box 6

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Heinrich Aldegrever was a prominent 16th century graphic artist, born in 1502 in Paderborn, Germany and passed away in 1538 in Soest, Germany. Aldegrever was best known for his painting, copperplate engraving and goldsmithing. His work was strongly influenced by the work of Albrecht Dürer and the Lutheran faith. His work can be viewed in places such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the National Gallery of Art, and many other places internationally.

Additional Information

Heinrich Aldegrever (1502-1555) was a German artist. This is a German facsimile reproduction of his original work.

Written by hand: Heinrich Aldegrever: Portrait of William, Duke of Cleves [lower left] 41 Stamped [lower left] Verso: Stamped/Embossed: Reichsdruckerei [lower left] Stamped: Facsimile- Reproduction Der Reichsdruckerei Berlin.

Condition

Very good

Condition Notes

Darkening or bleaching from prolonged exposure to ultraviolet and/or heat from sun or artificial light

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