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Drawing, Preliminary study for the Triumph of the Holy Scripture, ca. 1590

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is brush and brown ink and wash on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Janos Scholz.

Its dimensions are

10.7 × 14.5 cm (4 3/16 × 5 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Top, left center: Secondo; laquila; angelo; une donna; spero; sacra scritura

Cite this object as

Drawing, Preliminary study for the Triumph of the Holy Scripture, ca. 1590; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; brush and brown ink and wash on laid paper; 10.7 × 14.5 cm (4 3/16 × 5 11/16 in.); 1947-58-2

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