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  • Iere Essai des Devises de la plus nouvelles façon pour les Amateurs de toute sorte des sciences et des Professions
    Tyroff, Martin, born 1704 - died 1759
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Iere Essai des Devises de la plus nouvelles façon pour les Amateurs de toute sorte des sciences et des Professions

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg (made)

  • Date:

    mid-18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tyroff, Martin, born 1704 - died 1759 (designer)
    Tyroff, Jacques (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving print on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.765-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 151

Physical description

Engraving; titled. One of a set of four plates. On each plate, two devices, represented by a figure, with a rocaille cartouche in an oval, accompanied by the title 'La renommé-Le Tems, La Justice-La Prudence, Mercure-Hercule, Apollon-Jupiter'.

Place of Origin

Nuremberg (made)

Date

mid-18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Tyroff, Martin, born 1704 - died 1759 (designer)
Tyroff, Jacques (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'La renommé-Le Tems, La Justice-La Prudence, Mercure-Hercule, Apollon-Jupiter'
Titled

Dimensions

Height: 10.3 to 10.5 cm plate, Width: 15.2 to 15.8 cm plate, Height: 10.5 to 12 cm paper, Width: 15.5 to 17.4 cm paper

Descriptive line

Engraved ornament print designed by Martin Tyroff and engraved by Jacques Tyroff. One of a set of four plates featuring rocaille devices. Nuremberg, mid-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

Subjects depicted

Rocaille; Cartouches; Engraved ornament

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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