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Basin with handle decorated with nymph figurines and medallion cast after a Dürer engraving, "The Sea Monster"

Basin with handle decorated with nymph figurines and medallion cast after a Dürer engraving,

Basin with handle decorated with nymph figurines and medallion cast after a Dürer engraving, "The Sea Monster"

Bronze, cast, natural brown patina

Latin inscription: "JOSEH DE LEVIS VER. F." (Giuseppe de Levis, Verona, Facit)

H: 13 (without handle); Diam: 20.5 cm

The Stieglitz Collection was donated to the Museum with the contribution of Erica and Ludwig Jesselson, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Mark: cast with the artist's name, and city

Accession number:

B86.0232

133/281

Jewish Art and Life

The medallion fixed at the inside base of the basin is cast after the engraving by Dürer, "The Sea Monster", ca. 1480-1500.

From the Israel Museum publications:

Benjamin, Chaya, The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1987, English / Hebrew

Exhibitions:

The Stieglitz Collection: Masterpieces of Jewish Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 30/11/1987 - 21/04/1987