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  • Place of origin:

    France (Printed)

  • Date:

    Mid 16th century (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Du Cerceau, Jacques Androuet I (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case CUP, shelf 1, box A

Physical description

One of twenty-four plates depicting Roman ruins with the title in a cartouche, within an architectural décor.

Place of Origin

France (Printed)


Mid 16th century (Printed)


Du Cerceau, Jacques Androuet I (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 14.3 cm plate, Width: 17.8 cm plate, Height: 21.5 cm paper, Width: 29.3 cm paper

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print by Jacques Androuet du Cerceau; one of a series of 24 plates of Roman ruins; 16th century; French.

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

Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller's catalogue. No.30.
Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller’s catalogue.


Printing ink; Paper



Subjects depicted

Roman ruins; Engraved ornament; Monuments


Prints; Ornament prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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