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  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.354-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 105

Physical description

An engraving depicting designs for four cartouches. The two designs in the upper half are adorned with Christian imagery including crosses, angels and the Holy Family. In the bottom right is a cartouche design depicting weaponry and armour including a military helmet.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Dimensions

Height: 9.875 in, Width: 6.125 in

Descriptive line

Print, one of six designs for ornamental cartouches, forming set No. 56 of a series, engraving, Germany, early 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

Cartouche; Crucifix; Weaponry; Holy family; Angels

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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