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Etching and engraving - T. Viero, Raccolta di 120 Stampe, che rappresentano, Figure, ed Abiti di varie Nazione
  • T. Viero, Raccolta di 120 Stampe, che rappresentano, Figure, ed Abiti di varie Nazione
    Viero, Theodore
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T. Viero, Raccolta di 120 Stampe, che rappresentano, Figure, ed Abiti di varie Nazione

  • Object:

    Etching and engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    1783-90 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Viero, Theodore (artist)
    Smith, Francis (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured etching

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.632

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 57

Physical description

Hand-coloured etching depicting a woman in Armenian marriage dress, from a volume entitled 'Raccolta di 120 Stampe, che rappresentano, Figure, ed Abiti di varie Nazione'. Lettered 'Franciscus Smith ad vivum Pinxit'.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, printed)

Date

1783-90 (made)

Artist/maker

Viero, Theodore (artist)
Smith, Francis (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured etching

Dimensions

Height: 27.3 cm, Width: 20.1 cm

Descriptive line

Hand-coloured etching by Francis Smith, after a drawing by Theodore Viero, depicting Armenian marriage dress in a series (4) from a volume of plates (360) entitled 'T. Viero, Raccolta di 120 Stampe, che rappresentano, Figure, ed Abiti di varie Nazione', published in three parts in Venice. Italy, 1783-90.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Hand-colouring; Etching

Subjects depicted

Costume; Portrait; Wedding; Marriage

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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