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upright ornamental panel with grotesques and foxes
  • Peter Flötner
    circa 1485–1546
    born: Thurgau, Old Swiss Confederacy (present-day Switzerland) ; died: Nuremburg, Holy Roman Empire (present-day Germany)
  • upright ornamental panel with grotesques and foxes, 1546
  • Where object was made: Germany
  • woodcut
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 175 x 120 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 7/8 x 4 3/4 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 175 x 120 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 7/8 x 4 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0141
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Black ground woodcut. Grotesque Ornament with human, animal, and hybrid figures, masks, urns, and ships set amid dense foliate designs. Many figures are paired, and two male nudes near the center of the image dangle foxes by their tails.