Frieze with Two Tritons

Sebald Beham16th century

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

  • Title: Frieze with Two Tritons
  • Creator: Hans Sebald Beham
  • Date Created: 16th century
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Purchase funds, 1967
  • Materials & Techniques: Woodcut
  • Keywords: fish, friezes (entablature components), mythology, ornament
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Bibliography: Not in Bartsch(?); Heller 2103; P. (Dürer), p. 193, 207; Pauli 1346; Dodgson 156; C.D. 16 (vol. 1, p. 483); Hollstein (vol. 3, p. 276); Berlin 1939, 4; Lyle Williams, “Pattern & Invention, Ornament Prints: 1500–1800” (Yale University Gallery, 1992) cat. no.6, p.9; Max Geisberg, “The German Single-Leaf Woodcut: 1500-1550,” rev. by Strauss (Hacker Art Books, 1974), vol. 1, p. 310.
  • Associated People: Created by Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500-1550)
  • Accession Number: 1967.10.2