Mask Held by Two Genii, 1544

  • Hans Sebald Beham, German, 1500-1550

Engraving printed in black ink on laid paper

  • Framed: Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 1 7/8 × 2 3/4 inches (4.8 × 7 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund

35.36

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Engraving (printing process)
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Engraving (print)
  • Mask

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in plate, lower center: 1544 | [artist's monogram]

Stamp, in brown, verso: P. J. Sachs (Lugt 2091) Stamp, in red, verso, lower left corner: [partial and blurred]

Provenance

Paul J. Sachs (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA). 1935-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Hans Sebald Beham, Mask Held by Two Genii, 1544, engraving printed in black ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, William H. Murphy Fund, 35.36.