Etching

ca.1656 (made)
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Etching on wove paper showing an amorino with a mask. Signed 'L.', lettered 'Perino'.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
etching on wove paper
Brief Description
Etching included in a volume containing 43 plates by Nicholas Lanier I (1568-1646) or II (1588-1666) and Lucas Vorsterman I (1595-1675) or II (1624-c.1667), after drawings by Parmigianino, Giulio Romano and others. These impressions were probably printed in the early 19th century, and then bound in the volume, titled 'Lanier's Drawing Book 1656'. This plate, by Lanier (I or II), shows an amorino with a mask.
Physical Description
Etching on wove paper showing an amorino with a mask. Signed 'L.', lettered 'Perino'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 9.2cm
  • Width: 6.4cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'L.' (Signed)
  • 'Perino.' (Lettered)
Subjects depicted
Associations
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1964. London: HMSO, 1965.
Collection
Accession Number
E.401-1964

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