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  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reverdy, Georges (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.1562-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 37

Physical description

Cartouche decorated with the personification of Vanity shown reclining on a couch and looking at her reflection in a mirror.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Reverdy, Georges (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered at the upper centre of the cartouche:
'QUOD VIDES / NON DIU.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm To9 plate mark, Width: 16.6 cm To plate mark

Descriptive line

Georges Reverdy. Cartouche decorated with the personification of Vanity shown reclining on a couch and looking at her reflection in a mirror. France, 1530-1560.

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

Taken from departmental notes.
Boorsch, Suzanne, and Spike, John, eds. The Illustrated Bartsch, 31. Italian masters of the sixteenth century: Virgil Solis. New York: Abaris Books, 1985. No. 11.

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Vanitas; Woman; Mirror; Cartouche

Categories

Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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