Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection
Date of Work
Facsimile of etching and engraving
Reichsdruckerei (German) Facsimile Print
Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
Stored: WS_03, Box 6
UND Art Collections Repository
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.
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.
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