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Print - A New book of ornaments, leave, frieze-works, masks, Cyphes etc.
  • A New book of ornaments, leave, frieze-works, masks, Cyphes etc.
    Durant, Jean Louis
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A New book of ornaments, leave, frieze-works, masks, Cyphes etc.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (Published)

  • Date:

    1700-1710 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Durant, Jean Louis (Designer)
    Bowles, Thomas (Published)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.1498-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 145

Physical description

Title plate.

Place of Origin

London (Published)

Date

1700-1710 (Published)

Artist/maker

Durant, Jean Louis (Designer)
Bowles, Thomas (Published)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in the centre of the plate within a cartouche:

'a New Book of / Ornaments / Leaves, Frize-Work, Moresk- / Work, Masks, Cyphes &e. / Printed for and sold by Tho. Bowles / next ye. Chapter House in St. / Pauls Church Yard / London.'

Numbered '1' in the lower right of the plate.

Dimensions

Height: 17.0 cm To plate mark, Width: 13.7 cm To plate mark

Object history note

From the Rosenheim collection.

Descriptive line

Jean Louis Durant, after. One of 8 plates, including title plate, of ornamental designs entitled 'A New book of ornaments, leave, frieze-works, masks, Cyphes etc.' Published in London by Thomas Bowles, about 1710.

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.108, 57 (2).

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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