Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Germany
  • untitled, 1600s
  • Neues Blumen und Laube Büchlein (New Book of Flowers and Foliage)
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • engraving
  • Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in 1998.0687.01-4 matted together
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund and Museum of Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0687.03
Label Text

Black and white image of three large flowers at center with intertwining leaves and a body of water at center. At LR there is a small simple house built at ledge. Near the water there is a man seated and fishing. Wooden bridge begins at ledge and ends at stems of flowers. At LL there is a castle with two towers and a sturdy stone bridge with archways that ends at center. Below castle there is a small boat in the water. In background there are trees and a small house at BRQ.