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Title page

Title page

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1655 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (designed and made by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.681-1966

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case N, shelf 6, box A

Physical description

Title page to 'Toutes Les Epigrammes De Martial En Latin Et en françois'. Title in a niche, flanked by standing figures of Bacchus and Thalia, surmounted by a winged putto, holding a severed female head, and two satyrs blowing horns. Below are two more satyrs each holding up a mask, and a goat. Lettered with title and 'Avec de petittes nottes En deux parties A Paris Chez Guillaume de Luyne Libraire Juréau Palais sous la montée de la Cour des aydes 1655'. Engraving by unknown artist.

Place of Origin

Paris (probably, made)

Date

1655 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (designed and made by)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Avec de petittes nottes En deux parties A Paris Chez Guillaume de Luyne Libraire Juréau Palais sous la montée de la Cour des aydes 1655'
Lettered with title and

Dimensions

Length: 14.1 cm Taken from 'Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966' published by HMSO 1967, Height: 8.9 cm Taken from 'Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966' published by HMSO 1967

Descriptive line

Title page to 'Toutes Les Epigrammes De Martial En Latin Et en françois'. Title in a niche, flanked by standing figures of Bacchus and Thalia, surmounted by a winged putto, holding a severed female head, and two satyrs blowing horns. Below are two more satyrs each holding up a mask, and a goat. Lettered with title and 'Avec de petittes nottes En deux parties A Paris Chez Guillaume de Luyne Libraire Juréau Palais sous la montée de la Cour des aydes 1655'. Engraving by unknown artist

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 pub. HMSO 1967

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Horns; Satyrs; Putto; Goat; Mask

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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