Hans Jakob Plepp

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Hans Jakob Plepp
ca. 1557/60-1597/98
Design for Stained Glass with the Arms of the Merian Family of Basel
Pen and black ink on paper; framing line in pen and black ink.
15 3/8 x 11 15/16 inches (390 x 303 mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Landon K. Thorne, Jr. in memory of Landon K. Thorne, Jr.
1985.74

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Inscribed at lower left in pen and brown ink at lower left, "6619"; on verso at upper left in pen and black ink at upper left, "No 94.-"; at center, "Otto Nesner"; in pen and brown ink at lower left, "11C+ 11 8"; in graphite at lower center, "uru".
Provenance: 
August Laube, Zurich.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 368.

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Watermark: coat of arms with a crozier supported by a basilisk (Briquet 1380).

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