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Antwerpsche Etsers: Zesde Jarrgang
  • Willem Geets
    1838–1919
    born: Mechelen, Belgium
  • Antwerpsche Etsers: Zesde Jarrgang, 1885–1886
  • Album der Antwerpsche Etsers (Album of Antwerp Etchers)
  • Where object was made: Belgium
  • etching, drypoint on plate toned ground
  • Paper Type: cream wove
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 355 x 240 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 552 x 384 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 14 x 9 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 21 3/4 x 15 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2000.0111
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On left standing female figure dressed in Germanic Renaissance garb, carrying a plummed helm and holding a sword. Center-a mostly leafless tree from which coats-of-arms, banners, and laurel wreath are hung. bottom right-mostly naked child sitting on a branch, holding a banderole, in right hand and a banner in left hand.