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Drawing - An Arched Design with Putti and Neptune for a Decorative Border
  • An Arched Design with Putti and Neptune for a Decorative Border
    Coxie, Michiel the elder, born 1499 - died 1592
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An Arched Design with Putti and Neptune for a Decorative Border

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (probably, made)

  • Date:

    16th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Coxie, Michiel the elder, born 1499 - died 1592 (attributed to)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and black ink, with brown wash, heightened with white

  • Museum number:

    3300

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 116

Physical description

Design for a carved border ornament of a panel

Place of Origin

Belgium (probably, made)

Date

16th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Coxie, Michiel the elder, born 1499 - died 1592 (attributed to)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and black ink, with brown wash, heightened with white

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on the mount, at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s inv. no.), 3300.

Dimensions

Height: 84 mm, Width: 319 mm max

Object history note

Nicholas Lanier (1588–1666), London (L. 2885); unidentified collector (stamp with initials GD in a circle in black ink; not in Lugt); acquired by the museum, 1863.

Descriptive line

Drawing 'An Arched Design with Putti and Neptune for a Decorative Border', attributed to Michiel Coxcie the elder, Flemish School, pen and black ink, 16th century

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

Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2014, vol. II, Cat. 466, illus. p.385.

Materials

Pen and ink; Brown wash; White pigment; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Ornament; Panels

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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