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Grandes Arabesques

  • Object:

    Etching

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Printed and published)

  • Date:

    1566 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Du Cerceau, Jacques Androuet I (Etcher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.876-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf B, box 23

Physical description

Etching.

Place of Origin

Paris (Printed and published)

Date

1566 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Du Cerceau, Jacques Androuet I (Etcher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Dimensions

Height: 24.1 cm, Width: 16.5 cm

Descriptive line

Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau. 'Grandes Arabesques'. 1 of 36 designs for mural decoration. French, 1566.

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

Guilmard, D. Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, 10.
Geymüller, H. von Les Du Cerceau, leur vie et leur oeuvre (Paris: Librairie de l'Art, 1887), p. 317, 333-336.
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.
Warncke, C.-P, Die ornamentale Groteske in Deutschland 1500-1650, Berlin, 1979, p. 35,37,45,65.
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. 317.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1912, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationary Office 1913
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1912, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1913

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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