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Print

  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg (printed)

  • Date:

    1530-1562 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Solis, Virgil, born 1514 - died 1562 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving and etching

  • Museum number:

    E.293-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 41

Physical description

An engraving depicting a group of five Landsknechts and a dog. One of the soldiers bears a standard, a second is drumming whilst another is playing the fife.

Place of Origin

Nuremberg (printed)

Date

1530-1562 (printed)

Artist/maker

Solis, Virgil, born 1514 - died 1562 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving and etching

Marks and inscriptions

'VS'
Signed with artist's monogram

Dimensions

Height: 7.4 cm Cut to, Width: 12.9 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Print by Virgil Solis, a group of five Landsknechts, engraving, German, 1530-1562

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

Peters, Jane S., ed. The Illustrated Bartsch, 19 (Part 1). German masters of the sixteenth century: Virgil Solis: Intaglio Prints and Woodcuts. New York: Abaris Books, 1985. No. 260.
Beaujean, Dieter., Hollstein’s German, engravings, etchings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700 (Rotterdam: Sound and Vision Publishers, 2004): vol. 63, Virgil Solis, Part I, no.190.
de Jong, M. and de Groot, I., Ornamentprenten in het Rijksprentenkabinet I, 15de & 16de eeuw, ‘s-Gravenhage, 1988, no. 454.5.
Peters, Jane S., ed. The Illustrated Bartsch, 19 (Part 1). German masters of the sixteenth century: Virgil Solis: Intaglio Prints and Woodcuts. New York: Abaris Books, 1985. No. 58.
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Fife; Drummer; Soldiers; Standard bearer; Dog

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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