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Narcissus

  • Object:

    Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1530-1560 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reverdy, Georges (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.1802-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 503, case EO, shelf 37

Physical description

A cartouche containing a representation of Narcissus within an oval frame

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1530-1560 (made)

Artist/maker

Reverdy, Georges (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm To plate mark, Width: 16.4 cm To plate mark

Descriptive line

Georges Reverdy. A cartouche containing an allegory of Self-Love, represented by Narcissus gazing at his reflection in a pool. France, 1530-1560.

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

Taken from departmental notes.
Boorsch, Suzanne, and Spike, John, eds. The Illustrated Bartsch, 31. Italian masters of the sixteenth century: Virgil Solis. New York: Abaris Books, 1985. No. 12.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Cartouche

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints; Allegory; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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