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

Print
1609 (Published)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 503
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Plate 2. 'la puerilité'. Scene depicting the interior and exterior of a colonnaded building. Inside is a schoolroom, and outside a group of boys are playing and fighting. The god Mercury, holding a caduceus, watches the scene from a cloud above.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleLa puerilite (assigned by artist)
Brief Description
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
Physical Description
Plate 2. 'la puerilité'. Scene depicting the interior and exterior of a colonnaded building. Inside is a schoolroom, and outside a group of boys are playing and fighting. The god Mercury, holding a caduceus, watches the scene from a cloud above.
Dimensions
  • Cut to height: 20.0cm
  • Cut to width: 24.6cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Lettered in a cartouche in the upper centre of the plate: '2 / L apuerilite.'
  • Lettered in the lower centre of the plate: 'La puerilité est nre aage second / .... / .... / Et lesprit au scauoir seveutrendre facond.'
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.
Collection
Accession Number
E.31-1929

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