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Design for metalwork

Design for metalwork

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    second quarter 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving or etching or pen and ink and watercolour and wash.

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund and the Goldsmiths' Company

  • Museum number:

    E.912-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 140

Physical description

Goldsmith's design for metalwork. One of 1016 prints (either engravings or etchings) and 650 hand-drawn and painted designs bound in two albums.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

second quarter 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

engraving or etching or pen and ink and watercolour and wash.

Descriptive line

One of 1615 anonymous designs for metalwork, mainly etchings and engravings but including some watercolour, wash, pen and ink drawings, from a group of 1679 designs (E.51 to 1729-1938) bound in two volumes. French, mid-18th century.

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

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Engraving; Etching; Watercolour drawing

Categories

Designs; Metalwork

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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