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1595: Jan van der Straet (Stradanus)
Royal Trust Collection, UK.
The Royal Trust Collection states: ‘A drawing of a scene within a printing shop, with a screw press being turned on the left, type-setting in progress on the right, and inking in the background. An apprentice lays out newly printed proofs on a table in the centre foreground, while the master printer views the scene on the left. Guttenberg is shown at work in the spandrel, upper left.
Cooper Hewitt, USA. [Scan].
The caption states: ‘This is a Drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus and collaborator: Luigi Alamanni. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1901.’
Its medium is pen and brown ink, black chalk, brush and gray and brown wash on laid white paper.
To be included.