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  • Place of origin:

    France (Printed)

  • Date:

    1660-90 (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Androuet Du Cerceau, Paul, born 1623 - died 1710 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Engraving; one of two plates depicting three friezes, from a set of five in Le Second Livre de frises jnventé et grave par A. Ducerceau / A Paris chés F. Poilly rue St. Iacque a l’image St. Benoit avec priuilege du Roy.

Place of Origin

France (Printed)


1660-90 (Printed)


Androuet Du Cerceau, Paul, born 1623 - died 1710 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper


Height: 17.8 to 18 cm plate, Width: 24.6 to 25 cm plate, Height: 20.3 to 21.4 cm paper, Width: 27.7 to 29.4 cm paper

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print by Paul Androuet Du Cerceau; depiction of three friezes; from a set of five; France, 17th 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

Friezes; Engraved ornament


Prints; Ornament prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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