Ornament with a couple playing chess

Details

  • Title

    Ornament with a couple playing chess

  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1460
  • Material and technique

    engraving on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 10.5 x 14.5 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.2020

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Further reading

Lehrs, Max, Geschichte und kritischer Katalog des deutschen, niederländischen und französischen Kupferstichs im XV. Jahrhundert, 18 (Vienna: Gesellschaft für vervielfältigende Kunst, 1908-1934), III, p. 137f. no. 115

Weekes, Ursula, Early Engravers and Their Public: The Master of the Berlin Passion and Manuscripts from Convents in the Rhine-Maas Region (Harvey Miller, 2004), illus. p. 50 fig. 46

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