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Engraving - Hannibal mounted on a horse
  • Hannibal mounted on a horse
    Solis, Virgil, born 1514 - died 1562
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Hannibal mounted on a horse

  • Object:

    Engraving

  • 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.840-1927

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Hannibal mounted on a horse which rears violently in the waves

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

Lettered in the upper left of the plate:

'HANIWAL. .R.'

Signed with the monogram 'VS' in the lower centre left of the plate.

Dimensions

Height: 8.6 cm Cut to, Width: 6.3 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Virgil Solis. Hannibal mounted on a horse which rears violently in the waves. 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.
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.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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