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  • Zierathen Büchel vor Glasschneider und Künstler
    Reiff, Johann Conrad
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Zierathen Büchel vor Glasschneider und Künstler

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg (Published)

  • Date:

    1705-1715 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reiff, Johann Conrad (Printmaker)
    Weigel, Johann Christoph (the elder), born 1654 - died 1726 (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    24876:4

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 37

Physical description

Plate 2. Two engraved strapwork designs on one plate. The top design is decorated with flowers, birds and jewels, with a merman (a boy with fish tails at the ends of his legs, and holding a trident) at the centre. The bottom design contains images of three cherubs fishing, and a man setting up a net trap to catch birds.

Place of Origin

Nuremberg (Published)

Date

1705-1715 (Published)

Artist/maker

Reiff, Johann Conrad (Printmaker)
Weigel, Johann Christoph (the elder), born 1654 - died 1726 (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

I.C. Reiff sc

Dimensions

Height: 16.7 cm To plate mark, Width: 25.3 cm To plate mark

Descriptive line

Plate 2 from series of 6 friezes of foliage entitled 'Zierathen Büchel vor Glasschneider und Künstler', Johann Conrad Reiff, Germany, 1705-1715

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.423, 14 (2).
(Berlin II) Berlin Staatlich Museen., Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 93 (1).
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Fishing net; Flowers; Hunting; Merman; Fishing; Jewels; Dogs; Cherubs; Swans; Monkey; Net; Birds; Owl

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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