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Engraving - Actaeon surprising Diana bathing
  • Actaeon surprising Diana bathing
    Heintz, Josef, born 1564 - died 1609
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Actaeon surprising Diana bathing

  • Object:

    Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (published)

  • Date:

    c.1600 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Heintz, Josef, born 1564 - died 1609 (Artist)
    Sadeler, Egidius, born 1570 - died 1629 (Printmaker)
    Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.2309-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 10

Physical description

Engraving

Place of Origin

Germany (published)

Date

c.1600 (published)

Artist/maker

Heintz, Josef, born 1564 - died 1609 (Artist)
Sadeler, Egidius, born 1570 - died 1629 (Printmaker)
Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Dimensions

Circumference: 16.1 cm Cut to

Object history note

This print has been enlarged and adapted from oblong to circular format from the print by Egidius Sadeler the Younger after a painting by Josef Heintz.

Descriptive line

Johann Theodor de Bry after Josef Heintz. Actaeon surprising Diana bathing. Impression from the engraved decoration on a metalwork dish. Lettered with Latin and German text in reverse. Engraving, c.1600.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938. London: The Board of Education, 1939.

Materials

Printing ink; Canvas

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints; Metalwork

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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