Impossible

Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500 - 1550

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1549

Engraving on paper

Sheet: 3 1/4 × 2 1/16 in. (8.2 × 5.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P

PR.948.15.1

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Titled, in plate, upper center: IMPOSSIBLE.; inscribed, in plate, upper right: NIMENT VNDER STESICH GROSER DING / DIE IM ZV THVN VNMVGLICH SINDT.; initialled and dated, in plate, lower right: 1549 / HSB [artist's monogram]; reverse, inscribed, in graphite, center: B.145.1

Exhibition History

Prints and Drawings of the Northern Renaissance, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 21-July 11, 1976.

Durer and Friends, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 30, 1979-January 6, 1980.

Provenance

Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1948.

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