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  • Compertimentorum quod vocant multiplex genus lepidissimis historiolis peotarumque fabellis ornatum. 1566.
    van der Heyden, Pieter
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Compertimentorum quod vocant multiplex genus lepidissimis historiolis peotarumque fabellis ornatum. 1566.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Antwerp (published)

  • Date:

    1566 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    van der Heyden, Pieter (engraver)
    Cock, Hieronymus (publishers)
    Floris, Jakob, born 1524 - died 1581 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.992-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf D, box 95

Physical description

1 of 15 plates from a series of designs for ornamental cartouches. In volume.

Place of Origin

Antwerp (published)

Date

1566 (engraved)

Artist/maker

van der Heyden, Pieter (engraver)
Cock, Hieronymus (publishers)
Floris, Jakob, born 1524 - died 1581 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Marks and inscriptions

P/AME (monogram)
The engraver Pieter van der Heyden was also known as Petrus á Merica

Dimensions

Height: 24.9 cm volume, Width: 17.3 cm volume

Descriptive line

1 of 15 plates from a series of designs for ornamental cartouches, engraved by Pieter Van der Heyden after Jakob Floris, published by Hieronymus Cock, Flemish, 1566

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Cartouche

Categories

Prints; Ornament

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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