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Print

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (printed)

  • Date:

    1523-30 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Monogrammist I. B. (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.3360-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 23

Physical description

An engraved design for a sheath decorated, at the top, with Venus and Cupid.

Place of Origin

Germany (printed)

Date

1523-30 (printed)

Artist/maker

Monogrammist I. B. (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with the monogram 'IB' in the lower centre left of the plate.

Dimensions

Height: 18.6 cm Cut to, Width: 2.7 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Print by Monogrammist I. B, dagger sheath ornamented wtih a candelabra and the Venus and Cupid, German, 1523-30

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

Bartsch, Adam. Le Peintre graveur (Vienna: J. V. Degen, 1803-1821), Volume VIII, no.52.
Warncke, C.-P., Die ornementale Groteske in Deutschland, 1500-1650, 2 vol.s, Berlin, 1979, no.207.
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Sheath

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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