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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2007.189
People
Jost Amman, Swiss (Zurich, Switzerland 1539 - 1591 Nuremberg, Germany)
Title
Portrait of Wenzel Jamnitzer: Goldsmith, Mathematician, Designer of Instruments
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1572-1575
Culture
Swiss
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching on off-white antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 16.7 × 25.3 cm (6 9/16 × 9 15/16 in.)
sheet: 16.9 × 25.5 cm (6 5/8 × 10 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: coat-of-arms Nuremberg (similar to Briquet 921, Nuremberg 1591)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
New Hollstein 137 (Jost Amman, part I)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Fund for the Acquisition of Prints Older than 150 Years
Accession Year
2007
Object Number
2007.189
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Susan Dackerman, ed., Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2011), cat. 63 p.264-265, repr

Exhibition History

Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/06/2011 - 12/10/2011; Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, 01/17/2012 - 04/08/2012

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