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Book

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (printed)

  • Date:

    1554 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Orso, Filippo (illustrator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    E.1747-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 89 TOP, shelf MURRAY, box 7A

Physical description

Painting of design for armour, weapons, sword hilts, horses' bits bound with others in boards.

Place of Origin

Italy (printed)

Date

1554 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Orso, Filippo (illustrator)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink

Dimensions

height: 41.9 cm, width: 28 cm

Descriptive line

Filippo Orsoni book of parade armour designs.

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

Lambert, Susan (ed.) Pattern & Design: Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980 London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983
Ward-Jackson, P. Italian Drawings Volume I 14th - 16th Century, London, 1979, pp.101 - 107, Cat. 212

Techniques

Illustration

Subjects depicted

Illustration; Armour; Designs; Pen

Categories

Arms & Armour; Drawings; Designs; Metalwork

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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