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Livre d' Autel

  • Object:

    Design for an altar

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    1690 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dolívar, Juan, born 1641 (engraver)
    Lepautre, Marguerite (Madame) (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.777-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 15

Physical description

One of six engraved designs for altars

Place of Origin

Paris (published)

Date

1690 (published)

Artist/maker

Dolívar, Juan, born 1641 (engraver)
Lepautre, Marguerite (Madame) (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in the lower centre of the plate:

'I. Dolivart jnv. et fecit - 3'

Dimensions

Height: 22.6 cm To plate mark, Width: 15.5 cm To plate mark

Descriptive line

Juan Dolivar. Plate 3 from a suite of six designs for altars from a suite entitled 'Livre d' Autel'. Paris, 1690.

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

(Berlin II) Berlin Staatlich Museen., Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 3714.
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; Christianity; Designs; Architectural fittings; Prints; Religion

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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