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Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1546 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Estienne, Robert, born 1503 - died 1559 (printer)
    Geoffroy Tory, born 1480 - died 1533 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.3761-1921

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case JENNINGS, shelf 1

Physical description

Print, the letter L. Woodcut mounted on card with letters arranged in alphabetical order.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

1546 (made)

Artist/maker

Estienne, Robert, born 1503 - died 1559 (printer)
Geoffroy Tory, born 1480 - died 1533 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut on paper

Dimensions

Height: 380 mm mount size, Width: 266 mm mount size

Descriptive line

Print, the letter L, woodcut designed by Geoffrey Tory and printed by Robert Estienne, Paris, 1546, from the Jennings Collection of alphabets, initial letters and title-pages from the 15th and 16th centuries

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

Jennings, Oscar. Early woodcut initials; containing over thirteen hundred reproductions of ornamental letters of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, selected and annotated by Oscar Jennings. London : Methuen and Co., 1908. P. 240.

Production Note

Royal letters designed by Geoffrey Tory for Robert Estienne

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Woodcut

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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