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Engraving

Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg (Printed)

  • Date:

    1530-1560 (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Solis, Virgil, born 1514 - died 1562 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.2534-1930

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 41

Physical description

Engraving

Place of Origin

Nuremberg (Printed)

Date

1530-1560 (Printed)

Artist/maker

Solis, Virgil, born 1514 - died 1562 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in the upper centre of the plate:

'NERO DER 11 CA. REGIRET 1 IAR 72 ALT.'

Signed with the monogram 'VS' in the border of the plate.

Dimensions

Height: 8.4 cm Cut to, Width: 5.6 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Virgil Solis. Emperor Nero. Plate from a suite of 12 representing Roman Emperors within a strapwork border. Nuremberg, 1530-1560.

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

de Jong, M. and de Groot, I., Ornamentprenten in het Rijksprentenkabinet I, 15de & 16de eeuw, ‘s-Gravenhage, 1988, no. 456.5.
Peters, Jane S., ed. The Illustrated Bartsch, 19 (Part 1). German masters of the sixteenth century: Virgil Solis: Intaglio Prints and Woodcuts. New York: Abaris Books, 1985. No. 77.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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