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  • Livre Nouveau de toutes sortes d'ouvrages d'Orfevries
    Lefebvre, François
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Livre Nouveau de toutes sortes d'ouvrages d'Orfevries

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Published)

  • Date:

    1665 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lefebvre, François (Designer)
    Moncornet, Balthazar (Printmaker)
    Moncornet, Balthazar (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving and etching

  • Museum number:

    25416:7

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 28

Physical description

Each plate is divided horizontally into two sections, the top section containing elaborate designs for jewellery, such as bracelets, pendants, watch cases etc., the lower section containing a view of a city, which varies with each plate - Paris, Rome etc..

Place of Origin

Paris (Published)

Date

1665 (Published)

Artist/maker

Lefebvre, François (Designer)
Moncornet, Balthazar (Printmaker)
Moncornet, Balthazar (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

engraving and etching

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with title etc. in French and German

Dimensions

Height: 17 cm average size of plate, Width: 13 cm

Object history note

According to Fuhring, the first edition of the suite was published by Moncornet in 1657.

Descriptive line

François Lefebvre (after), 1 of 10 plates, including title plate, from the suite of 12 entitled 'Livre Nouveau de toutes sortes d'ouvrages d'Orfevries (sic)', jewellery designs for goldsmiths and enamel workers, third edition engraved and published by Balthazar Moncornet, Paris, 1665.

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 54, 71.
Under 'Moncornet'
Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 819.
Fuhring, P. Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum II: The Seventeenth Century, 3 vols, Rotterdam, 2004, 1752-1762.

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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