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Intaglio print

Intaglio print

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (made)

  • Date:

    early 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Intaglio print on laid paper

  • Museum number:

    27879:22

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box B

Physical description

Stallion walking up a slope towards the left of the image. His ears are back and his head is turned slightly to his left.
Attached to a sheet of cardboard with objects 27879:18-21, 23.
Object 29638:11 shows the same image but in reverse, on a different quality of paper.
One of a set of 23 prints of horses, all of a similar size (27879:1-23).

Place of Origin

Europe (made)

Date

early 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Intaglio print on laid paper

Dimensions

Height: 29.7 cm approx size of cardboard sheet, Width: 24.1 cm approx size of cardboard sheet, Height: 4.8 cm approx size of paper/image, Width: 6.7 cm approx size of paper/image

Descriptive line

Stallion walking up a slope towards the left of the image. His ears are back and his head is turned slightly to his left. Intaglio print on laid paper. One of a set of 23 prints of horses (27879:1-23). Anonymous. (?)16th - mid 19th century.

Materials

Laid paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Intaglio printing

Subjects depicted

Horse

Categories

Animals and Wildlife; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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