Artist Augustin Hirschvogel, German, 1503-1569
  • Courtyard of a Castle
  • Castle Yard (Illustrated Bartsch) (alternate title)
Date 1546
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 5 1/2 × 8 1/8 inches (14 × 20.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S590
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, lower left of image: [artist's monogram] | 1546
Marks Watermark: circular device (Imperial Orb)
Stamped, in blue, verso: K. F. F. von Nagler (Lugt 2529)
Stamped, in black and brown, verso: Kuperferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 1606 and 2922)
Stamped, verso: Scripps 1890 (Lugt Suppl. 2357a) [date added in ink to the stamp]
Inscriptions Inscribed, verso: [numeric notations and abbreviations]
K. F. F. von Nagler;
Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen (Berlin, Germany).
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)