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  • Modelli artificiosi di vasi diversi d'argento
    Vianen, Adam Van, born 1569 - died 1627
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Modelli artificiosi di vasi diversi d'argento

  • Object:

    Etching

  • Place of origin:

    Utrecht (published)

  • Date:

    1646-1652 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vianen, Adam Van, born 1569 - died 1627 (Designer)
    van Kessel, Théodorus (engraver)
    Vianen, Christiaen van (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.1093-1889

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 45

Physical description

Etching

Place of Origin

Utrecht (published)

Date

1646-1652 (published)

Artist/maker

Vianen, Adam Van, born 1569 - died 1627 (Designer)
van Kessel, Théodorus (engraver)
Vianen, Christiaen van (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

Numbered '14' in the upper right of the plate.

Signed with the monograme 'AV' in the lower left of the plate.

Dimensions

Height: 21.1 cm To plate mark, Width: 16.4 cm To plate mark

Descriptive line

Adam van Vianen. Plate from a suite of 48 designs for silver vessels entitled 'Modelli artificiosi di vasi diversi d'argento'. Dutch, 1646-1652.

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

Fuhring, P. Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum II: The Seventeenthy Century, 3 vols, Rotterdam, 2004, vol. 1, 1535.
Peter Ward Jackson, Some Main Streams and Tributaries in European Ornament from 1500 to 1750, London, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1969, 40.

Labels and date

3.
PRINT: A EWER
Low Countires, 1650
Engraving after Adam van Vianed (1570-1627) by Theodor van kessel of Utrecht from the set Modelles Artificiels de divers vaisseaux d'argent

The auricular style first appeared in Rome and Florence in the 1580s but was spread across Europe by a number of Dutch goldsmiths and designers, most notably the famous Utrecht goldsmiths Paul and Adam van Vianen. This ewer illustratres the auricular trick of making us see faces throughout the design.

E.1093 - 1889 []

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Auricular

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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