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  • Date:

    late 16th century - early 17th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bolten, Arent van of Zwolle (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.469-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 152

Physical description

Engraving. One of a set of seven plates featuring grotesque figures and masks, glasses or goblets, and spoons. The seventh plate depicts two angels, one holding a flag. Three of the plates are signed.

Date

late 16th century - early 17th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Bolten, Arent van of Zwolle (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 17.7 cm paper, Width: 25.9 to 26.3 cm paper

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print by Arend van Bolten; one of a set of seven plates featuring grotesque figures and masks, glasses or goblets, and spoons; the seventh plate depicts two angels. Dutch, late 16th-early 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.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Mascarons; Grotesque figures; Engraved ornament; Spoons

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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