Hannibal mounted on a horse

Engraving
1530-1562 (Printed)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Hannibal mounted on a horse which rears violently in the waves


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving and etching
Brief Description
Virgil Solis. Hannibal mounted on a horse which rears violently in the waves. German, 1530-1562.
Physical Description
Hannibal mounted on a horse which rears violently in the waves
Dimensions
  • Cut to height: 8.6cm
  • Cut to width: 6.3cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Lettered in the upper left of the plate: 'HANIWAL. .R.'
  • Signed with the monogram 'VS' in the lower centre left of the plate.
Bibliographic References
  • 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.
  • Passavant, J.D., Le Peintre-Graveur, Leipzig, 1860-1864, no.573.
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.
Collection
Accession Number
E.840-1927

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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