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Bijoux

  • Object:

    Etching

  • Place of origin:

    France (Etched)

  • Date:

    after 1548 (Etched)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Du Cerceau, Jacques Androuet I (Etcher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.1886-1930

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf D, box 114

Physical description

Etching.

Place of Origin

France (Etched)

Date

after 1548 (Etched)

Artist/maker

Du Cerceau, Jacques Androuet I (Etcher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm Average size of plates in set, Width: 4.1 cm Average size of plates in set

Object history note

The exact number of plates in the original set is not known, thoughsome suggestions are 60 (Fuhring); 50 (Guilmard), 47 (Geymuller), see Fuhring, p. 310.

Descriptive line

Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau, 1 of 14 etched designs for small pendant, from a set of 50 designs for jewellery. French, mid-16th century.

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

Guilmard, D. Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 11.
Geymüller, H. von Les Du Cerceau, leur vie et leur oeuvre (Paris: Librairie de l'Art, 1887), p. 321.
Linzeler, A. and Jean Adhémar. Inventaire du fonds français; graveurs du seizième siècle (Paris: M. Le Garrec; Paris: Bibliothèque nationale, 1932-1935, 1938): vol. 1, p. 67.
Guillaume, J., P. Fuhring and V. Auclair [et al.] Jacques Androuet du Cerceau : 'un des plus grands architectes qui soient jamais trouvés en France' Paris. c. 2010, p. 310.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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