Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Print - Variarum Protractionum quas vulgo Maurusias vocant omnium
  • Variarum Protractionum quas vulgo Maurusias vocant omnium
    Sylvius, Balthazar, born 1518 - died 1580
  • Enlarge image

Variarum Protractionum quas vulgo Maurusias vocant omnium

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (published)

  • Date:

    1554 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sylvius, Balthazar, born 1518 - died 1580 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.3373-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 40

Physical description

An engraving depicting Moresque design for goldsmith's ornament.

Place of Origin

Antwerp (published)

Date

1554 (published)

Artist/maker

Sylvius, Balthazar, born 1518 - died 1580 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Dimensions

Height: 8.8 cm Cut to, Width: 23.3 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Print by Balthasar Sylvius, plate from a suite of 24, including title plate, of moresque designs for goldsmith's work entitled 'Variarum Protractionum quas vulgo Maurusias vocant omnium', Flemish, 1554

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

(Berlin II) Berlin Staatlich Museen., Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 210.
Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 484, 21 (1).
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.