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St. Christopher, Copied from a Woodcut of c. 1423

Object Number: 
X.454
Medium: 
Brown ink on gray paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 x 9 1/8 in. ( 33 x 23.2 cm ) mat: 18 x 14 in. ( 45.7 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "Drawn by B.J. Lossing"
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right outside image in brown ink: "Drawn by B. J. Lossing"
Gallery Label: 
This drawing was copied from the original wood engraving, ca. 1423, in the Spencer Collection, John Rylands Library, Manchester, England.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group