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Christoffel Jegher

Image: Medallion Design of a Head of a Roman Emperor

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Medallion Design of a Head of a Roman Emperor

17th century
170 x 170 mm (6.7 x 6.7 in.)

Christoffel Jegher, Dutch (Flemish), d. 1653
After Hubertus Goltzius, Flemish, (1526–1583)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks on laid paper
Print impression quality: Good
Series: from Icones Imperatorum Romanorum
Edition: From “Icones Imperatorum Romanorum”; from a set of 144 medallions (Antwerp: Plantin-Moretus Press)
Marks: Latin text on verso
Bibliography: Hollstein 201; Strauss, Chiaroscuro, 158.
Credit Line: Gift of James Bergquist, 1992
Accession Number: 1992.20.1

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  • circular images
  • Classical
  • designs - Specific conceptual schemes for the organization or appearance of graphic works, objects, structures, or systems. For proposed undertakings or creations in general, including works of art or architecture, or for the actual carrying out of such proposals, use "projects." [May 1993 related term added. January 1991 alternate term added.]
  • emperors - Sovereigns or supreme monarchs of an empire. W [November 1995 related term added. January 1993 descriptor moved. December 1992 alternate term added.]

  • image Dimensions: 170 x 170 mm (6.7 x 6.7 in.)

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