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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.34-1929

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate 5, 'Le Viril'. Print depicting a colonnaded parade ground with a soldier being fitted for armour by three men. Cannons line one side of the colonnade, and there are also groups of soldiers with trumpets and spears. The god Mars, in a chariot pulled by two wolves, 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:

'5 / L EVIRIL.'

Lettered in the lower centre of the plate:

'Le quinct est le viril suiuant l'aspect de Mars / .... / .... / Rendant l'homme guerrier suiuvant ses estendars.'

Dimensions

Height: 19.8 cm Cut to, Width: 24.3 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

Wolf; Spears; Trumpets; Weapons; Cornucopia; Squirrels; Armour; Clouds; Lions; Cannons; Shields; Helmets

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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