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Neu-ersonnene Gold-Schmieds Grillen

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg (Published)

  • Date:

    1680-1698 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bömmel, Wolfgang Hieronymus von (Designer)
    Bömmel, Wolfgang Hieronymus von (Printmaker)
    Loschge, Leonhard (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.2673-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 8

Physical description

Title plate of a set of designs for gold ornaments, depicting four decorative pendants surrounding a central workbench covered with goldsmith's tools, and a vase with flowers and scrolling leaves.

Place of Origin

Nuremberg (Published)

Date

1680-1698 (Published)

Artist/maker

Bömmel, Wolfgang Hieronymus von (Designer)
Bömmel, Wolfgang Hieronymus von (Printmaker)
Loschge, Leonhard (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Neu-ersonnene Gold-Schmieds Grillen durch Wolff: Hyron: v. Bömmel Nürnberg In Verlag Leonhard Loschge

Object history note

The first edition of Wolfgang Hieronymous von Bömmel's 'Neu-ersonnene Gold-Schmieds Grillen' ('New Designs for Ornaments in Gold'). The suite was reissued by Johann Christoph Weigel in the eighteenth century.

Descriptive line

Engraving, title plate from the suite of 6 entitled, 'Neu-ersonnene Gold-Schmieds Grillen', Wolfgang Hieronymous von Bömmel, Germany, before 1698

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

Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 696.
Edition published by Johann Christoph Weigel
Hollstein, F.W.H., German Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts c.1400-1700, Amsterdam, 1954, vol. IV, p. 136, 1-9.

Fuhring, P., Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum II: The Seventeenth Century, 3 vols, Rotterdam, 2004, 1611.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Scrolling foliage; Jewellery; Tools; Acanthus; Goldsmithing; Pendants

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints; Designs; Metalwork

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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