Date of Work
Amslerdruck facsimile print
Art & Design Study Collection: James Smith Pierce Collection
Stored: JSP Box 5, 234_CF
UND Art Collections Repository
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.
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
Discoloration on the verso and along the edges.