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Lion, Dragon, and Fox Quarrelling

ca. 1470-1490
15th century
123 x 175 mm (4.8 x 6.9 in.)


Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper; appears to be 16th century
Print impression quality: Good; scratched around margins
Marks: Watermark: Hand, 84 mm long, close to Briquet III 10653 (reversed) or 10721 (without flower)
Bibliography: Hind E. III-13 (vol. 1, p. 255), plate 405; Richard S. Field, ed., A Census of Fifteenth-century Prints in Public Collections of the United States and Canada (New Haven, CT: Print Council of America, 1995).
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds donated by Mr. & Mrs. Russell G. D’Oench, Jr., 1973
Accession Number: 1973.21.1

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This object has the following keywords:
  • allegory
  • 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.
  • dragons -
  • foxes

Location Latitude: Italian (probably Venetian), Longitude: D'Oench

  • plate Dimensions: 123 x 175 mm (4.8 x 6.9 in.)

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