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  • Place of origin:

    Italy (engraved)

  • Date:

    c.1570 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paulini, I (Engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Museum number:

    15647A/8

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Letter G with rape of Ganymede

Place of Origin

Italy (engraved)

Date

c.1570 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Paulini, I (Engraver)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered Cum Pri

Dimensions

Height: 10.8 cm Cut to, Width: 15.3 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Paulini, I., Plate (1 of 11) from a set of twenty letters of the alphabet showing mythological scenes relating to figures with the corresponding initial, within borders of strapwork. Letters A, E, F, G, H, I, L, M, R, S and V.

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 293, no. 40.
Miller, E., 16th-century Italian ornament prints in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1999, pp.36 -42 (cat. 2).

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving; Intaglio printing

Subjects depicted

Myths

Categories

Ornament prints; Gender and Sexuality; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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