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Print - Odoratus
  • Odoratus
    Engelbrecht, Martin, born 1684 - died 1756
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Odoratus

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Engelbrecht, Martin, born 1684 - died 1756 (engraver)
    Engelbrecht, Martin, born 1684 - died 1756 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.476-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 120, box 209

Physical description

An engraving depicting a figure seated on a throne holding a burner that is billowing smoke. The throne sits on a plinth that is covered with various decorative burners that are also billowing smoke. Two figures kneel before the throne looking up at the enthroned figure. The image is frame by an elaborate rococo design.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Engelbrecht, Martin, born 1684 - died 1756 (engraver)
Engelbrecht, Martin, born 1684 - died 1756 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Mart. Engelbrecht exc. A. V. C. Priv. S. C. Maj.'
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 7.375 in, Width: 10.25 in

Descriptive line

Print by Martin Engelbrecht, 'Odoratus' [Smell], plate 5 from a set of 6 showing the Five Senses, engraving, Germany, 18th century

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Smell; Senses

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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