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Ornamental print - Newe Gradisco Buech
  • Newe Gradisco Buech
    Kilian, Lucas, born 1579 - died 1637
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Newe Gradisco Buech

  • Object:

    Ornamental print

  • Place of origin:

    Augsburg (Published)

  • Date:

    1624 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kilian, Lucas, born 1579 - died 1637 (Designer)
    Custos, Raphael (Printmaker)
    Custos, Raphael (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 68

Physical description

Engraving, one of 12 designs for grilles and grotesque ornament, including 4 depicting the Seasons

Place of Origin

Augsburg (Published)


1624 (Published)


Kilian, Lucas, born 1579 - died 1637 (Designer)
Custos, Raphael (Printmaker)
Custos, Raphael (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 26.3 cm, Width: 18.4 cm

Object history note

Each sheet lettered with a 17th-century collector's mark (monogram: NB) and numbered in ink from 61 to 72.

Descriptive line

Raphael Custos after Lucas Kilian, 1 of 12 plates, including title plate, from the suite of 12 grotesque designs in the auricular style, four representing the seasons, the others designs for grilles; entitled the 'Newe Gradisco Buech'. Augsburg, 1624.

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

Guilmard, D., Les MaƮtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 505, 16.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938. London: The Board of Education, 1939.


Printing ink




Ornament prints; Prints; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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