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  • Les Figvres Et Povrtraictz Des Sept Aages De L'Homme ... Faictz tailler et grauer Par N. L. C
    Monogrammist H. F.
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Les Figvres Et Povrtraictz Des Sept Aages De L'Homme ... Faictz tailler et grauer Par N. L. C

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Published)

  • Date:

    1609 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Monogrammist H. F. (Printmaker)
    Jean, Le Clerc (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.35-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 28

Physical description

Plate 6, 'Viellesse'. Print depicting an open-sided room in which a group of men and women are warming themselves by a fire, two men are reading a book at a table, and a man and women are distributing food and water to suppliants. The god Jupiter, holding a thunderbolt and eagle, watches the scene from a cloud above.

Place of Origin

Paris (Published)

Date

1609 (Published)

Artist/maker

Monogrammist H. F. (Printmaker)
Jean, Le Clerc (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in a cartouche in the upper centre of the plate:

'6 / Viellesse.'

Lettered in the lower centre of the plate:

'Le six soubz Iuppiter, dans douze ans fait son cours / .... / .... / Soigneux de son salut des humbles le secours.'

Dimensions

Height: 19.3 cm Cut to, Width: 24.5 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

1 of 8 plates from a suite of 8 showing the seven ages of man entitled 'Les Figvres Et Povrtraictz Des Sept Aages De L'Homme', engraved by Monogrammist HF, published by Jean Le Clerc, France, 1609

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Subjects depicted

Subject; Eagle; Charity; Ewer; Fireplace; Basket; Clouds; Lambs; Books

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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