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Archimboldesque head

  • Object:

    Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (printed)

  • Date:

    1580-1610 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Giovanni Andrea Maglioli (designer)
    Anonymous engraver (printmaker)
    Vaccaro, Lorenzo (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.631-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 87

Physical description

Engraving

Place of Origin

Rome (printed)

Date

1580-1610 (printed)

Artist/maker

Giovanni Andrea Maglioli (designer)
Anonymous engraver (printmaker)
Vaccaro, Lorenzo (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in pen and ink at the top of the cartouche in the lower centre of the plate: 'de jisdem el diversis' and printed below 'Ioan Andi //'
Signed in cartouche at middle bottom

'de jisdem et divertis'
Inscribed in brown ink

Dimensions

Height: 15.2 cm Plate mark, Width: 10.7 cm Plate mark

Descriptive line

Grotesque composite head comprising a horse, man and two satyr heads set within a frame. Italian, about 1580-1610.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.309, 4 (1).
(Berlin II) Berlin Staatlich Museen., Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 4350.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Mascarons; Engraved ornament

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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