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Original designs for modern goldsmith's work, chiefly in the style of the Renaissance

  • Object:

    Design drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Aix (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1875 (made)
    1909 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vasters, Reinhold of Aachen (made)

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by L. M. Lowenstein, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    E.2589-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case KK, shelf 1

Physical description

Pencil pen and ink designs for modern goldsmith's work in chiefly the Renaissance style: cups, crucifixes, ecclesiastical ornaments, flagons, dishes etc. Also drawings based on goldsmiths' work of the Renaissance, particularly jewelled pendants, gold and enamelled mountings and ormanent.

Place of Origin

Aix (made)

Date

ca. 1875 (made)
1909 (made)

Artist/maker

Vasters, Reinhold of Aachen (made)

Dimensions

Height: 89 cm sheet, Width: 100 cm sheet, Height: 79.8 cm window, Width: 90 cm window

Descriptive line

Drawings by R. Vasters: Original designs for modern Goldsmiths' work, chiefly in the style of the Renaissance. 1 of 1079 drawings and 1 print.

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

Yvonne Hackenbroch, 'Reinhold Vasters, Goldsmith', Metropolitan Museum of Art Journal, vol 19/20, 1986 (New York)
Miriam Krautwurst, ‘Reinhold Vasters – ein niederrheinischer Goldschmied des 19. Jahrhunderts in der Tradition alter Meister. Sein Zeichnungskonvolut im Victoria & Albert Museum, London’ (Dissertation, University of Trier, 2003)
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Materials

Paper; Pen; Ink; Water-colour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Flagon; Dishes; Goldsmith; Crucifix; Mounting; Cup; Ornament; Pendant

Categories

Metalwork; Drawings; Prints; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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