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Mathaei Parisiensis Historici

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (published)

  • Date:

    1640 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cecill, Thomas (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Edgar Seligman

  • Museum number:

    E.163-1960

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PS, shelf 6

Physical description

Print, portrait of a man, full-length, facing slightly right, standing.

Place of Origin

England (published)

Date

1640 (published)

Artist/maker

Cecill, Thomas (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'T. Cecill sculp: Mathaei Parisiensis Historici (qui obit 1259) vera effigies ex Libro eius Chronicorum MS, olim sui ipsius, nunc Regio. desumpta.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 21.3 cm, Width: 13.3 cm

Object history note

This print was published as the frontispiece to Paris' Angli historia maior, 1640.

Descriptive line

Print, portrait of Matthew Paris, engraving by Thomas Cecill, 1640.

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

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.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1960: Volume 2, Edgar Seligman Gift. London: HMSO, 1966.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Chronicler; Historian; Scholar; Monk

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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