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Print - Solyman The Magnificent Going To Mosque

Solyman The Magnificent Going To Mosque

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    1877 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smorti, Pietro Corrado (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photolithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.562:8

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 89, shelf TOP

Physical description

Photolithograph from a volume of plates (12) including title page, with head and tail pieces, decorative pieces, initials, and descriptive text. Publisher's binding in quarter green morocco, with photolithographs on front and back covers, lettered variously 'Cesare Vecellio. Del. Circa 1590'. Most plates lettered with description in Italian. Some plates lettered with title in English, Latin and Turkish, or French. Most plates numbered.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, printed)

Date

1877 (made)

Artist/maker

Smorti, Pietro Corrado (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Photolithograph

Dimensions

Height: 52 cm Size of covers, Width: 39 cm

Descriptive line

Photolithograph by Pietro Corrado Smorti from a series of 8 entitled 'Solyman The Magnificent Going To Mosque', printed for Sir William Stirling Maxwell. Great Britain, 1877.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Printing

Subjects depicted

Mosques

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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