Theuerdank Escapes Being Burnt as He Sleeps, from Der Theuerdank

Leonhard Beck, German, 1480 - 1542

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about 1517 - 1519

Woodcut on paper

Sheet: 6 1/4 × 5 1/4 in. (15.9 × 13.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Class of 1935 Memorial Fund, the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund, and the Stephen and Constance Spahn "63 Acquisition Fund

2016.24.5

Printer

Johann Schönsperger, Augsburg

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Reverse, inscribed, in colored pencil, lower center: 6[9]628; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, lower center: Theuerdank 73; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in blue ink, lower center: K. KUPPERSTICH SAMMLUNG [above Royal Coat of Arms of Bavaria] [Lugt.1613]; Collector's mark, reverse, stamped, in black ink, lower center: [unidentified] [stamp illegible due to stamp over it]; Watermark, center: [Crown] [indistinct] [unidentified]

Provenance

Graphische Sammlung, Munich [Lugt 1613]; Carolyn Bullard Fine Prints and Drawings, Dallas, Texas; sold to present collection, 2016.

Catalogue Raisonne

New Hollstein (German) 323 (Leonhard Beck); Hollstein 7; Dodgson 1903, 1911 II.124.3.41a (Illustration no.73); Bartsch VII.272.132 (As Schäufelein)

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