Recto: Nine Composite capitals
Verso: Detail of the facade of Raphael's Palazzo Branconio dell'Aquila

Details

  • Title

    Recto: Nine Composite capitals Verso: Detail of the facade of Raphael's Palazzo Branconio dell'Aquila

  • Artist/maker

    after Hans Sebald Beham (1500 - 1550) (printmaker)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1560 - 1600
  • Material and technique

    recto: pen and dark brown ink with brown wash over traces of black chalk on laid paper, some unrelated marks in red chalk
    verso: pen and brown ink with brown wash on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 25.8 x 17.6 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1942.

  • Museum location

    Western Art Print Room

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1942.55.143.1

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Further reading

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, II, Italian Schools (Oxford, 1956), App.A, p. 552, f. 44a

Waters, Michael, ‘A Renaissance without Order: Ornament, Single-sheet Engravings, and the Mutability of Architectural Prints’, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 4, (2012), 509

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