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Etching - Petites Arabesques
  • Petites Arabesques
    Du Cerceau, Jacques Androuet I
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Petites Arabesques

  • Object:

    Etching

  • Place of origin:

    Orléans (printed and published)

  • Date:

    1550 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Du Cerceau, Jacques Androuet I (Etcher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    23089:40

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 1

Physical description

Etching

Place of Origin

Orléans (printed and published)

Date

1550 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Du Cerceau, Jacques Androuet I (Etcher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Dimensions

Height: 10.8 cm, Width: 7 cm

Object history note

Plate from the complete suite of 50 plates incl. title plate. First edition.

Descriptive line

Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau. Petites Arabesques. French, 1550.

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

Geymüller, H. von Les Du Cerceau, leur vie et leur oeuvre (Paris: Librairie de l'Art, 1887), p.316.
Linzeler, A. and Jean Adhémar. Inventaire du fonds français; graveurs du seizième siècle (Paris: M. Le Garrec; Paris: Bibliothèque nationale, 1932-1935, 1938): vol. 1, p. 67.
Poke, C. 'Jacques Androuet I Ducerceau's 'Petites Grotesques' as a source for Urbino Mailolica Decoration', The Burlington Magazine, Vol. 143, No. 1179, June 2001:332-344.
Guillaume, J., P. Fuhring and V. Auclair [et al.] Jacques Androuet du Cerceau : 'un des plus grands architectes qui soient jamais trouvés en France' Paris. c. 2010, p. 312.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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