The Shield of Wisdom (Le Bouclier de la Sagesse)

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The Shield of Wisdom (Le Bouclier de la Sagesse)

ca. 1577

engraving on paper

sheet: 14 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. (36.83 x 41.2 cm)

Jan Wierix
(Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium, 1549 - ca. 1618, Brussels, Belgium)
Engraver

Crispin van den Broeck, after
(Mechelen, Flanders, Belgium, 1523 - ca. 1591, Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium)

CULTURE OR GROUP:

Flemish

OBJECT NAME:

engravings (prints)



CREDIT LINE:

Museum Purchase through the Robert and Sonia Carringer Art Acquisitions Fund

OBJECT NUMBER:

2016-1-1

IMAGE USE:

Open Access Image

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LOCATION:

East Gallery

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DIMENSIONS

  • primary object, sheet: 14 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. (36.83 x 41.28 cm)
  • primary object, image: 11 x 16 in. (27.94 x 40.64 cm)
  • sheet, sheet: 14 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. (36.83 x 41.2 cm)