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Design for a chimney piece - Neu inventirte Hollaendische Camine, Anderer Theil, Nouveau Livre de Cheminees Hollanoises, Second Livre
  • Neu inventirte Hollaendische Camine, Anderer Theil, Nouveau Livre de Cheminees Hollanoises, Second Livre
    de Grendel, Gerrit , born 1696 - died 1776
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Neu inventirte Hollaendische Camine, Anderer Theil, Nouveau Livre de Cheminees Hollanoises, Second Livre

  • Object:

    Design for a chimney piece

  • Place of origin:

    Augsburg (Published)

  • Date:

    1730-1750 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    de Grendel, Gerrit , born 1696 - died 1776 (Designer)
    Merz, Johann Georg, born 1694 - died 1762 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.1166-1926

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 79

Physical description

Plate 4.

Place of Origin

Augsburg (Published)

Date

1730-1750 (Published)

Artist/maker

de Grendel, Gerrit , born 1696 - died 1776 (Designer)
Merz, Johann Georg, born 1694 - died 1762 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in the lower centre above the margin:

'Cum Pirvil: Maj:'

Lettered in the lower left:

G. de Grendel, inven: Mitellob:'

Lettered in the lower right:

'I. G. Merz, exc. Augu: Vind'

Numbered '4' in the lower right between the margin and the plate mark.

Dimensions

Height: 19.8 cm To plate mark, Width: 11.5 cm To plate mark

Descriptive line

Gerrit de Grendel. Plate 4 from a suite of four designs for chimney pieces entitled 'Neu inventirte Hollaendische Camine, Anderer Theil'. Dutch, 1730-1750.

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, 3811.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1926, London: Board of Education, 1927.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints; Architectural fittings; Designs; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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