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  • Place of origin:

    Bruges (possibly, engraved)

  • Date:

    1684 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Roussel, Nicasius (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.651-1991

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Engraving. One of four plates from a set of 12. Possibly copies after the 1623 set engraved by Barra. Very beautiful grotesque panels with rinceaux, flowers and fantastical animals. Numbered at the bottom right.

Place of Origin

Bruges (possibly, engraved)

Date

1684 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Roussel, Nicasius (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Numbered

Dimensions

Height: 12.1 cm plate, Width: 8.1 cm plate

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print by Nicasius Roussel. One of four plates from a set of 12. Grotesque panels with rinceaux, flowers and fantastical animals.

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.

Production Note

A set of these plates was first designed by Roussel and engraved by Johannes Barra (Dutch, 1581-1634) in 1623.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Grotesque panels; Flowers; Rinceaux; Engraved ornament

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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