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Mascarades

  • Object:

    Costume plate

  • Place of origin:

    Strasbourg (published)

  • Date:

    1597 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Boissard, Robert (engraver)
    Boissard, Jean-Jacques, born 1528 - died 1602 (draughtsman)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.21337-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf D, box 59

Physical description

Print depicting fantastical costume. Half-bound in calf, marbled boards which are lettered in gold on the spine.

Place of Origin

Strasbourg (published)

Date

1597 (published)

Artist/maker

Boissard, Robert (engraver)
Boissard, Jean-Jacques, born 1528 - died 1602 (draughtsman)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'16'
Lettered with 2 lines of Latin verse and numbered

Dimensions

Height: 20.00 cm, Width: 13.65 cm

Descriptive line

Print from a set of 24 plates entitled Mascarades, engraving by Robert Boissard after designs by Jean-Jacques Boissard, Strasbourg, 1597.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Costume design

Categories

Prints; Fancy-dress; Clothing; Fashion plates; Books

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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