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Vulcan and the Cyclopes

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, engraved)

  • Date:

    mid 16th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (engraver)
    Elle, Louis Ferdinand the elder I (engraver)
    Vico, Enea, born 1523 - died 1567 (engraver)
    Primaticcio, Francesco, born 1504 - died 1570 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2396

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 85

Physical description

Vulcan and the Cyclopes, forging arrows for the Loves; After Francesco Primaticcio; Engraved in the style of Louis Ferdinand; Reversed copy from Enea Vico’s print (see DYCE.1217), with some alterations in the distance on the left; Engraving print on paper.

Place of Origin

France (probably, engraved)

Date

mid 16th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Unknown (engraver)
Elle, Louis Ferdinand the elder I (engraver)
Vico, Enea, born 1523 - died 1567 (engraver)
Primaticcio, Francesco, born 1504 - died 1570 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving print on paper

Descriptive line

Vulcan and the Cyclopes, forging arrows for the Loves; After Francesco Primaticcio; Engraved in the style of Louis Ferdinand; Reversed copy from Enea Vico’s print (see DYCE.1217), with some alterations in the distance on the left; Engraving print on paper; Engraver unknown; French School; Mid 16th century.

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

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Cyclopes; Arrows

Categories

Prints; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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