Please complete the form to email this item.

Engraving - The world turned upside down: hares roasting a hunter
  • The world turned upside down: hares roasting a hunter
    Virgil Solis, born 1514 - died 1562
  • Enlarge image

The world turned upside down: hares roasting a hunter

  • Object:

    Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg, Germany (Printed)

  • Date:

    1530-1562 (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Virgil Solis, born 1514 - died 1562 (In the style of, Printmaker)
    Anonymous engraver (Working in the style of Virgil Solis, Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.878-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 41

  • Download image

Physical description

The world turned upside down: hares roasting a hunter and cooking his dog.

Place of Origin

Nuremberg, Germany (Printed)

Date

1530-1562 (Printed)

Artist/maker

Virgil Solis, born 1514 - died 1562 (In the style of, Printmaker)
Anonymous engraver (Working in the style of Virgil Solis, Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with the monogram 'VS' in the right centre of the plate on a stone block.

Dimensions

Height: 2.4 cm Cut to, Width: 11.9 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Virgil Solis. The world turned upside down: hares roasting a hunter. German, 1530-1562.

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

Peters, Jane S., ed. The Illustrated Bartsch, 19 (Part 1). German masters of the sixteenth century: Virgil Solis: Intaglio Prints and Woodcuts. New York: Abaris Books, 1985. No. 271.
Beaujean, Dieter., Hollstein’s German, engravings, etchings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700 (Rotterdam: Sound and Vision Publishers, 2004): vol. 63, Virgil Solis, Part I, no.126.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.
The full text of the record is as follows:

'SOLIS, Virgil (1514-1562).

Hares roasting a hunter and his dog. (B.271.)
Signed V. S. (monogr.).
Engraving
E.878-1927'

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection code

PDP

Download image
Qr_O1028303
Ajax-loader