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  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg (Printed)

  • Date:

    1544 (Printed)
    1543 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beham, Sebald, born 1500 - died 1550 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.287-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 5

Physical description

An engraving depicting, on the left, a drummer and on the right a standard bearer.

Place of Origin

Nuremberg (Printed)

Date

1544 (Printed)
1543 (made)

Artist/maker

Beham, Sebald, born 1500 - died 1550 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in the upper left of the plate: 'ACKER CONCZ'
Lettered at the top of the plate: 'KLOS WVCZER'
Lettered in the lower right of the plate: 'iM BAVEREN KRiEG'

Lettered in the upper centre of the plate:

'KLOS WVCZER.'

Lettered in the lower right of the plate:

IM BAVEREN KRIEG / 1525'

Dated '1544' and signed with the monogram 'HSB' on a tablet in the lower right of the plate.

Dimensions

Height: 7.2 cm Cut to, Width: 4.9 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Print by Hans Sebald Beham, standard bearer and drummer, engraving, German, 1544

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

F. W. H. Hollstein German, engravings, etchings and woodcuts, ca. 1400-1700 (Gouda: Koch and Knuttel, 1955): vol. 3, p. 114.
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Drummer; Standard bearer

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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