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Design for pedestals
  • Design for pedestals
    Großmann, Carl August, born 1741
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Design for pedestals

  • Place of origin:

    Augsburg (possibly, printed)

  • Date:

    c.1770s-80s (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Großmann, Carl August, born 1741 (etcher)
    Johann Georg Hertel I (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 503, case EO, shelf 79

Physical description

One of four designs for pedestals

Place of Origin

Augsburg (possibly, printed)


c.1770s-80s (printed)


Großmann, Carl August, born 1741 (etcher)
Johann Georg Hertel I (publisher)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in the lower left of the plate:

'Grand'home, del'

Lettered in the lower centre of the plate:

'No: 121'

Lettered in the lower right of the plate:

'I. G. Hertel, exc.'


Height: 28.7 cm To plate mark, Width: 19.3 cm To plate mark

Descriptive line

Carl August Grossmann. One of four plates of designs for pedestals. Germany, c. 1770s-80s

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.


Printing ink




Ornament prints; Architectural fittings; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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