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  • Place of origin:

    Germany (Possibly Nuremberg, Printed)

  • Date:

    1660-1670 (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schmidt, Christoph, born 1632 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.44-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 39

Physical description

Ornamental design with motifs including wreaths of flowers and fruit, cherubs and birds.

Place of Origin

Germany (Possibly Nuremberg, Printed)

Date

1660-1670 (Printed)

Artist/maker

Schmidt, Christoph, born 1632 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Dimensions

Height: 15.3 cm To plate mark, Width: 12.1 cm To plate mark

Descriptive line

Plate from a suite of four plates of ornamental designs with flowers and cherubs, Christoph Schmidt, Germany, 1660-1670

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.402, 61 (3).
(Berlin I) Berlin Staatlich Museen., Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 57 (2).
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

Flowers (plants); Cherubs; Fruit; Birds

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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