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Blackwork engraving

Blackwork engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Published)

  • Date:

    1614 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hurtu, Jacques (Printmaker)
    Firens I, Pierre I (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Blackwork engraving and engraving

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 22

Physical description

Engraving in the blackwork manner

Place of Origin

Paris (Published)


1614 (Published)


Hurtu, Jacques (Printmaker)
Firens I, Pierre I (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Blackwork engraving and engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Numbered '1' in the lower left of the plate

Lettered 'P. F. excudit' in the lower right of the plate.


Height: 8.9 cm Cut to, Width: 12.3 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Jacques Hurtu. Plate 1 from a suite of 7 designs for ornament in blackwork for gold- and silversmiths. France, 1614.

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

Fuhring, P. Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum II: The Seventeenth Century, 3 vols, Rotterdam, 2004, vol. 1, no. 1725.
Schestag, F., Illustrierter Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung des K.K. Österreich. Museums für Kunst und Industrie., Wien 1871, S. 52.


Printing ink




Prints; Ornament prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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