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Untitled (grotesque tournament)

17th century

Christoph Jamnitzer, German, (1563–1618)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: from set of four etchings Grotteskturniere
Edition: The “Neuw Grottesken Buch” was published in Nuremberg, 1610
Bibliography: Heinrich Gerhard Franz, Christopher Jamnizter Neuw Grottesken Buch (1966), p. 25, illustrated p. 48; Nagler, Monogr (vol. 2, 207); Andresen (vol. 4, pp. 244 ff.).
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1962
Accession Number: 1962.10.1

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  • animals - This section can use more hierarchical (quasi-Linnaean) refinement in future; extant terms were assembled into a fairly flat and slightly redundant structure to expedite conversion.
  • battles - Use for individual instances of armed conflict between two or more groups. [September 1993 related terms added. December 1992 scope note added. November 1990 descriptor added.]
  • ornament - Decorative forms that are an integral part of a building or object but are not essential to its structure. Regarding techniques of embellishment in general, use "decoration (process)." [November 1990 descriptor moved.]
  • swords - Use for edged weapons consisting basically of a blade, generally longer than that of daggers or knives, and a grip; designed for delivering cutting or thrusting blows or both.

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