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  • Place of origin:

    France (engraved)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century - early 18th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bérain, Claude (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.449-1991

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Engraved ornament print. One of nine plates from a set of twelve featuring arms, foliage scrolls, figures and grotesque masks.

Place of Origin

France (engraved)

Date

mid 17th century - early 18th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Bérain, Claude (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 to 9.5 cm plate, Width: 13.5 to 15 cm plate, Height: 9.5 to 20.8 cm paper, Width: 14.8 to 29.3 cm paper

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print by Claude Berain; one of nine plates from a set of twelve featuring arms, foliage scrolls, figures and grotesque masks; France, mid 17th century - early 18th 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.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Mascarons; Rinceaux; Engraved ornament; Coats of arms

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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