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Print - Esemplare del' Disegno
  • Esemplare del' Disegno
    Tempesta, Antonio, born 1555 - died 1630
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Esemplare del' Disegno

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Rome (Published)

  • Date:

    1660-1679 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tempesta, Antonio, born 1555 - died 1630 (Designer)
    van Wijngaerden, Frans (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving with etching

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 43

Physical description

Plate 6. From a suite of copies in reverse.

Place of Origin

Rome (Published)


1660-1679 (Published)


Tempesta, Antonio, born 1555 - died 1630 (Designer)
van Wijngaerden, Frans (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving with etching

Marks and inscriptions

Numbered 'VI' in the lower centre left of the plate.


Height: 18.3 cm To plate mark, Width: 14.4 cm To plate mark

Object history note

V&A inventory number: E.1011-1908 is a duplicate of E.152-889. V&A inventory number: 28324.6 is a reverse copy of the plate.

Descriptive line

Antonio Tempesta. Panel showing a putto on a seamonster within a grotesque border. Plate 6 from a suite of copies in reverse of 10 panels within grotesque frames published by Frans van Wijngaerden and entitled 'Esemplare del' Disegno'. Flemish, 1660-1670.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Fuhring, P. Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum II: The Seventeenthy Century, 3 vols, Rotterdam, 2004, vol. 1, 1235-1240.


Ornament prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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