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Etching - Divers Ornemens de feuillages en forme de Panneaux a l'Usage de Ceux qui exercent le Dessein
  • Divers Ornemens de feuillages en forme de Panneaux a l'Usage de Ceux qui exercent le Dessein
    Androuet Du Cerceau, Paul, born 1623 - died 1710
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Divers Ornemens de feuillages en forme de Panneaux a l'Usage de Ceux qui exercent le Dessein

  • Object:

    Etching

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Printed and published)

  • Date:

    C. 1670-90 (Printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Androuet Du Cerceau, Paul, born 1623 - died 1710 (Printmaker)
    François de Poilly I, born 1622 - died 1693 (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.746-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 1, box B

Physical description

Design for panel of ornament with foliated scrolls and masks, figures and beasts; the third and fifth designs enclose scenes from the life of Hercules in medallions.

Place of Origin

Paris (Printed and published)

Date

C. 1670-90 (Printed and published)

Artist/maker

Androuet Du Cerceau, Paul, born 1623 - died 1710 (Printmaker)
François de Poilly I, born 1622 - died 1693 (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Dimensions

Height: 18.2 cm plate mark Approx., Width: 24.7 cm plate mark Approx.

Descriptive line

Paul Androuet Du Cerceau. Plate from a set of six designs for floral and foliate ornament, etching, Paris, 1670-90.

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 87, no. 26.
(Berlin I) Berlin Konigliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung, Leipzig, 1894, 204.
(Berlin II) Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, no. 326.4.
(IFF) Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire du Fonds Français, Paris, 1930 – , vol. 1, no. 12.
Coquery, E. (ed). Rinceaux et Figures: l’ornement en France au XVIIe siècle, Paris: Musée du Louvre, 2005, p. 80, fig. 5.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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