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Print - Book of escutcheons and cartouches
  • Book of escutcheons and cartouches
    Choffard, Pierre-Philippe, born 1730 - died 1809
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Book of escutcheons and cartouches

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (engraved)

  • Date:

    18th century (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Choffard, Pierre-Philippe, born 1730 - died 1809 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.519-1991

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Engraving. Two designs each featuring two blank oval shields set in scrolled cartouches, the left crowned and the right wreathed with laurel.

Place of Origin

Paris (engraved)

Date

18th century (engraved)

Artist/maker

Choffard, Pierre-Philippe, born 1730 - died 1809 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 9.7 to 9.9 cm plate, Width: 16.3 to 16.5 cm plate, Height: 13.8 cm paper, Width: 21.9 cm Paper

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print designed by Pierre-Philippe Choffard; one of a set of seven from the 'Livre d'Ecussons & Cartels'; Paris, 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 (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Engraved ornament; Designs; Escutcheons

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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