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

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Published)

  • Date:

    1609 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Plate 3, 'Adolessence'. Print depicting the interior and exterior of a colonnaded building, with scenes of courtship, dancing, jousting and people playing musical instruments. Venus and Cupid watch from a cloud above.

Place of Origin

Paris (Published)


1609 (Published)


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

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

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

'3 / Adolessance.'

Lettered in the lower centre of the plate:

'Leuers est deuict ans par venus gouuerne/ .... / .... / deflames et de feux sonceueur enuironné'


Height: 19.7 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

Adolescence; Musical instruments; Dancing; Centaurs; Joust; Courtship; Clouds; Romance


Ornament prints; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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