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Le Cahier à l'homme, en huit feuilles

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    17th century (etched)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Berchem, Nicolaes (Pietersz.) the Elder, born 1620 - died 1683 (etcher)
    Huquier, Gabriel, born 1695 - died 1772 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Oliver Van Oss

  • Museum number:

    E.792-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 15, box A

Physical description

Etching by Nicolas Berchem from a set known as ‘Le Cahier à l’homme, en huit feuilles’, and entitled ‘Animalia ad vivu[m] delineata, et aquâ forti aeri impressa, Studio et arte Nicolai Berchemi’; etched 17th century. Published by Huquier (series letter b), Paris. One of seven untitled plates of goats, sheep and dogs. Lettered with publisher's series letter and numbered twice.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

17th century (etched)

Artist/maker

Berchem, Nicolaes (Pietersz.) the Elder, born 1620 - died 1683 (etcher)
Huquier, Gabriel, born 1695 - died 1772 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with publisher's series letter and numbered twice.

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm average size, Width: 11.1 cm average size

Object history note

W.49-56; Dut.49-56, Holl.D.49-56. Both 6th state. Published by Huquier (series letter b), Paris.

Descriptive line

Etching by Nicolas Berchem from a set known as 'Le Cahier à l'homme, en huit feuilles', and entitled 'Animalia ad vivu[m] delineata, et aquâ forti aeri impressa, Studio et arte Nicolai Berchemi'; etched 17th century. Published by Huquier, Paris. One of seven untitled plates of goats, sheep and dogs. Lettered with publisher's series letter and numbered twice.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1965 pub. HMSO 1966

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Sheep; Goats; Dogs

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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