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Ornament with Two Fighting Tritons
  • Hans Sebald Beham
    1500–1550
    born: Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; died: Frankfurt, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany) ; active: Germany
  • Ornament with Two Fighting Tritons, circa 1545
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 221 x 456 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 221 x 456 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 11/16 x 17 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 24 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0009
Description

Mirror-image design of two half-man half-serpent creatures trailing stringer of fish facing each other, bounded by decorative borders top and bottom.