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  • Nouveaux Portraitz et Figures de Termes pour User en l'Architecture etc.
    Boillot, Joseph
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Nouveaux Portraitz et Figures de Termes pour User en l'Architecture etc.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Langres (published)

  • Date:

    c. 1592 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Boillot, Joseph (Designer)
    Boillot, Joseph (Printmaker)
    Desprey, Johann, born 16 - died 16 (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    woodcuts and etchings (in the series)

  • Museum number:

    15249

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 63

Physical description

Print showing a term with a hog's body as a support, entangled with a serpent

Place of Origin

Langres (published)

Date

c. 1592 (published)

Artist/maker

Boillot, Joseph (Designer)
Boillot, Joseph (Printmaker)
Desprey, Johann, born 16 - died 16 (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

woodcuts and etchings (in the series)

Marks and inscriptions

Etchings are signed 'J.Boillot' on the plate. In most cases the plate numbers have been cut off.

Dimensions

Height: 27.5 cm Cut to approx., Width: 9 cm Cut to approx.

Object history note

Complete volume is in the National Art Library (K.2.43, Special collections)

Descriptive line

Joseph Boillot, plate taken from the Nouveaux Portraitz et Figures de Termes pour User en l'Architecture, designs for terms composed of different animals, French, c. 1592.

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, 21 (1).

Guilmard descibes all the plates as woodcuts, with no mention of the etchings.
(Berlin II) Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 3922.
(IFF) Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire du Fonds Français, Paris, 1930 – , tome premier (16ème siècle), p. 98-115.
Describes each individual plate and the frontispiece, vignettes, cul-de-lampe etc.

Production Note

From the volume Nouveaux Portraitz et Figures de Termes pour User en L'Architecture: Composez et enrichiz de diversité d'Animaulx, representez au vray, selon l'Antipathie et contrarieté naturelle et chacun d'iceulx

Subjects depicted

Pigs; Columns (architectural elements); Serpents (animal)

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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