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  • Place of origin:

    Frankfurt (possibly, published)

  • Date:

    1616 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mignot, Daniel (designer)
    Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (publisher)
    de Bry, Johann Israel , born 1565 - died 1609 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.3325-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 32, box A

Physical description

An engraving depicting a design for a pendent. At the centre is an image of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. This is surrounded by an array of animals including dogs, rabbits, deer, sheep and squirrels.

Place of Origin

Frankfurt (possibly, published)

Date

1616 (published)

Artist/maker

Mignot, Daniel (designer)
Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (publisher)
de Bry, Johann Israel , born 1565 - died 1609 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with the monogram 'DM' in the lower left corner and lettered 'F.' in the lower right of the plate.

Dimensions

Height: 16.0 cm Cut to, Width: 10.8 cm Cut to, Height: 15.4 cm Cut to, Width: 10.4 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Print after Daniel Mignot, design for a pendant ornamented with the figures of Adam and Eve, plate 1 from a suite of copies in reverse by Johann Theodor de Bry and Johann Israel de Bry after Daniel Mignot's suite of 8 plates designs for pendants with the Cardinal Virtues, German, 1596-1610

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

Hollstein, F. W. H., et al. The New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1956): vol. 4, nos.313-320.
de Jong, M. and de Groot, I., Ornamentprenten in het Rijksprentenkabinet I, 15de & 16de eeuw, ‘s-Gravenhage, 1988, nos. 373.
Fuhring, P., ‘Ornament Prints in Amsterdam’ (Review of M. de Jong and I. de Groot, Ornamentprenten in het Rijksprentenkabinet I, 15de & 16de eeuw) in Print Quarterly, vol. VI, no. 3, September 1989, pp.322-34.
Hollstein, F. W. H., et al. Hollstein’s German, engravings, etchings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700 (Rotterdam: Sound and Vision Publishers, 1980): vol. XXVIII, no.227.
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Production Note

Plate 1.

Third edition.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Squirrels; Dogs; Rabbits; Butterflies; Cherubs; Pendant; Allegory; Deer; Sheep

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints; Designs; Jewellery; Allegory; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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