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Das Buch von der Architektur, title page to the Fifth Book (Composite Order)
  • Wendel Dietterlin the Elder
    circa 1550–1599
    born: Pfullendorf, Germany ; died: Strasbourg, France
  • Das Buch von der Architektur, title page to the Fifth Book (Composite Order), 1598
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • color engraving
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 282 x 194 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 347 x 256 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/8 x 7 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 5/8 x 10 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0124.02
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Description

Female figure, putto, owl, rooster, hourglass, fruit in architectural setting. Putto and female figure both hold bow and arrows. Female also holds hourglass. Fruits, grains and tools surround figure.