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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

Engraving. One of a set of 38 plates of niello or moresque designs.

Place of Origin

France (Printed)


Mid 16th century (Printed)


Du Cerceau, Jacques Androuet I (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques


Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print by Jacques Androuet du Cerceau; from a set of 38 niello or moresque designs; France, 16th century.

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

Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller's catalogue.
Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller’s catalogue.


Printing ink; Paper



Subjects depicted

Moresques; Engraved ornament; Niello prints


Prints; Ornament prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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