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The Writing Schoolemaster; or the Anatomie of faire writing

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1631 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Payne, John (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.3188-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 35

Physical description

Print, facsimile of a title-page with a portrait, head and shoulders, of a man, facing slightly right, holding a pen in his right hand, within an oval cartouche with letters.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1631 (published)

Artist/maker

Payne, John (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'1631.'
Lettered with title etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm cut, Width: 18.1 cm cut

Descriptive line

Print, facsimile of the title-page to The Writing Schoolemaster; or the Anatomie of faire writing by John Davies, engraving, possibly by John Payne, 1631.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.
O'Donoghue, Freeman. British Museum: Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits. London: Printed by order of the Trustees, 1908-25.
Corbett, Margery and Michael Norton. Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: the Reign of Charles I. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952-64.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Cartouche; Poet; Pen

Categories

Portraits; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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