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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (printed)

  • Date:

    1570s (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paulini, I (Engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Museum number:

    27964:5

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 122

Physical description

Impression (A.615.5). Letter E with Aeneas rescuing his father Anchises from burning Troy

Place of Origin

Italy (printed)

Date

1570s (printed)

Artist/maker

Paulini, I (Engraver)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered Con Priuilegio

Lettered additionally Enea che porta Anchise suo padre sulle spalle

Dimensions

Height: 10.9 cm, Width: 15.6 cm

Descriptive line

Paulini, I.Reissues of plates (19) from a set of twenty letters of the alphabet showing mythological scenes relating to figures with the corresponding initial, within borders of strapwork. Letters A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,V and Z

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

Berlin, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1939, 5279;A. 615.1-5 and A.615.7-20.
Miller, E., 16th-century Italian ornament prints in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1999, pp.36-42 (Cat.2.b).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving; Intaglio printing

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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