Artwork from the JSP Estate/Private Collection

 

Nationality

German

Artist Dates

1503-1553

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Date of Work

ca. 1920

Medium

Amslerdruck facsimile print

Height

7 3/4"

Width

10 1/4"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection

Status

Stored: JSP Box 5, 234_CF

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

Augustin Hirschvogel was a German Renaissance artist born in 1503 in Nuremberg, Germany. Hirschvogel studied under his father, Veit Hirschvogel the Elder, until his father's death. Augustin Hirschvogel is best known for his involvement as a cartographer, a stone cutter for stamps and coats of arms, a glass painter and a pottery artist. His work in drawing and etching was the most prolific, focusing on graphic landscapes, portraits and book illustrations. Augustin Hirschvogel's works can be found in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rijksmuseum and several others around the world.

Additional Information

Original by Augustin Hirschvogel (German, 1503-1553) in1546. This is an early 20th c. German reproduction.

Written by hand: Augustin Hirschvogel: River Landscape with Wooden Bridge [Lower right] Verso: Stamped: Amsler & Ruthardt Berlin W. 8 [Lower Left] Stamped 129 Amslerdruck [Lower Left] Stamped: Printed in Germany [Lower Right].

James Smith Pierce Collection

Condition

Good

Condition Notes

Discoloration on the verso and along the edges.

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