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  • Diuerses Pieces tres Vtile pour les Arquebuzieres Nouvellement Inuentés
    Jean Berain the elder, born 1638 - died 1711
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Diuerses Pieces tres Vtile pour les Arquebuzieres Nouvellement Inuentés

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Made 'chéz Le Blon à Paris'., made)

  • Date:

    1667 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean Berain the elder, born 1638 - died 1711 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engravings

  • Museum number:

    E.1925-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 7

Physical description

The engravings present a series of intricate, intertwined sketches on the same sheet for gun-mountings entitled 'Diuerses Pieces tres Vtile pour les Arquebuzieres Nouvellement Inuentés et Graves par Jean Berain le Jeune...chez Le Blon...Paris 1667'. There are men and women depicted as well as mythical creatures (angels and satyrs), lion heads, snakes and curlicues. Signed 'Berain. F'.

Place of Origin

Paris (Made 'chéz Le Blon à Paris'., made)

Date

1667 (made)

Artist/maker

Jean Berain the elder, born 1638 - died 1711 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engravings

Marks and inscriptions

Signed Berain. F.

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 in Average size, Width: 6.25 in Average size

Descriptive line

Set of engraved designs for gun-mountings entitled 'Diuerses Pieces tres Vtile pour les Arquebuzieres". Paris, France, 1667.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Birds; Lions; Snakes; Angels

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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