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Print - Livre de divers ornements d'orfévrerie fait par Jean Mussard, 1673
  • Livre de divers ornements d'orfévrerie fait par Jean Mussard, 1673
    Mussard, Jean, born 1644 - died 1703
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Livre de divers ornements d'orfévrerie fait par Jean Mussard, 1673

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Switzerland (Possibly, Published)
    France (Possibly, Published)
    London (Published)

  • Date:

    1660-1675 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mussard, Jean, born 1644 - died 1703 (Designer)
    Mussard, Jean, born 1644 - died 1703 (Printmaker)
    Durant, Jean Louis (Printmaker)
    Bowles, Thomas (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.1495-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 144

Physical description

Plate from a suite of reverse copies after 'Livre de divers ornements d'orfévrerie' first published by Jean Mussard in 1673.

Place of Origin

Switzerland (Possibly, Published)
France (Possibly, Published)
London (Published)

Date

1660-1675 (Published)

Artist/maker

Mussard, Jean, born 1644 - died 1703 (Designer)
Mussard, Jean, born 1644 - died 1703 (Printmaker)
Durant, Jean Louis (Printmaker)
Bowles, Thomas (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in the lower left of the plate:

'Jean Mussard in'

Lettered in the lower right of the plate:

'F 5'

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm To plate mark, Width: 11.6 cm To plate mark

Descriptive line

After Jean Mussard. One of six plates and title plate from a set of reverse copies after suite of 6 designs for ornament and motifs for goldsmith's work entitled 'A Book of Divers Ornaments proper for most sorts of Artificers'. London, 1712-25.

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.108, 59 (1).

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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