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Courtyard of a castle

Photo Credit: Richard Sanders, Des Moines

Courtyard of a castle

Artist: Augustin Hirschvogel (German, 1503 - 1553)
Date: 1546
Medium: Etching on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 × 8 1/2 in. (14.3 × 21.6 cm.)
Image: 5 1/2 × 8 3/8 in. (14 × 21.3 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Purchased with funds from the Mildred M. Bohen Deaccessioning Fund, 2007.13
Accession number: 2007.13
Classification: print
Copyright:Public Domain
In Collection(s)
Label TextAugustin Hirschvogel is considered one of the first artists in European art history to focus on landscape for its own sake. Landscape etchings by Hirschvogel, such as Courtyard of a Castle, are extremely rare, as there are only 35 known landscape images by the artist. Source: News, April May June, 2008.
SignedAH (l,l plate)
MarksAndreas Boerner, ca. 1860. Lugt 68 (stamp verso)
Inscription1546 (l,l plate)
Catalogue RaisonnéBartsch 71; Hollstein 44, 14, 4, Schwartz 71
entirely unexpected