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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D , Case EO, Shelf 124

Print

1545-60 (Engraved)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

One of two plates each featuring two terms, here Hercules and Deianeira.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving print on paper
Brief Description
Engraved ornament print. One of two plates each featuring two terms: the god Silvanus and a nymphe; and Hercules and Deianeira, after Polidoro da Caravaggio. Italy, 16th century.
Physical Description
One of two plates each featuring two terms, here Hercules and Deianeira.
Dimensions
  • Plate height: 19.3cm
  • Plate width: 14.9cm
Taken from Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller's catalogue.
Style
Subjects depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic References
  • Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller's catalogue.
  • Ornements, architecture. Paris: La Sirène, 1990. Bookseller’s catalogue.
  • Miller, E., 16th-century Italian ornament prints in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1999, p. 111 (cat. 35).
  • Massari, S., Giulio Bonasone, 2 vols, Exhibition catalogue, Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1983.
Collection
Accession Number
E.474-1991

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