Engraving: The Turkish Family


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Artifact Identification Engraving: The Turkish Family   (1936.03.0004)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Durer, Albrecht c. 1471-1528
Geographic Location
Period/Date Northern Renaissance, c. 1496
Culture German

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 11.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight <1 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper, Pigment--ink, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Engraved, Printed,
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Engraving by Dürer, 11.0 cm x 7.5 cm, of a Turkish family of 3. The man holds a bow and 2 arrows, while the woman holds a child.

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Christies. "The Turkish Family" (Bartsch 85; Meder, Hollstein 80) by Albrecht Durer c. 1496. http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/prints-multiples/albrecht-durer-the-turkish-family-5633841-details.aspx?from=searchresults&pos=3&intObjectID=5633841&sid=261624da-6cc7-4869-879a-21126ac0eef0&page=1


_A Guide to the Greek Coin Reproductions from the British Museum that are in the World Heritage Museum Collection_ NOTE: The "Guide" was compiled from information taken from: Hill, G.F. _A Guide to the Principal Coins of the Greeks from Circ. 700 B.C. to A.D. 270, Based on the Work of Barclay V. Head_. University Press, Oxford,j 1965. Head, Barclay V. _A Guide to the Principal Gold and Silver Coins of the Ancients from B.C. 700 to A.D. 1_. Oxford University Press, London, 1895.

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Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
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