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  • Object:

    Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (possibly, published)
    Antwerp (possibly, published)
    Amsterdam (possibly, published)

  • Date:

    1590-1610 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bruyn, Nicolaes de, born 1571 - died 1656 (printmaker)
    van Londerseel, Assuerus, born 1572 - died 1633 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    24728

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

1 of 4 engravings showing the Four Elements as small children

Place of Origin

Netherlands (possibly, published)
Antwerp (possibly, published)
Amsterdam (possibly, published)

Date

1590-1610 (published)

Artist/maker

Bruyn, Nicolaes de, born 1571 - died 1656 (printmaker)
van Londerseel, Assuerus, born 1572 - died 1633 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Dimensions

Height: 4.375 in, Width: 3.3125 in

Descriptive line

Nicolaes de Bruyn. Air, plate 1 from a suite of 4 showing the Four Elements. Flemish, 1590-1610.

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

Hollstein, F. W. H., et al. Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1949-ongoing): vol. IV, p.22, cat.182-185.
Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.486, 30 (2).
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1926, London: Board of Education, 1927.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints; Allegory; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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