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Print - Design for jeweller's ornament in the niello manner
  • Design for jeweller's ornament in the niello manner
    Hurtu, Jacques
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Design for jeweller's ornament in the niello manner

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Published)

  • Date:

    1619 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hurtu, Jacques (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    blackwork engraving and engraving

  • Credit Line:

    From the Rosenheim collection

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 22

Physical description

Plate 7 of a suite of designs for jewellers' ornament in niello (blackwork).

Place of Origin

Paris (Published)


1619 (Published)


Hurtu, Jacques (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

blackwork engraving and engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'H. T.' in the lower left and numbered 'vii' in the lower right of the plate.


Height: 4.5 cm Cut to, Width: 5.0 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Jacques Hurtu. Plate from a suite of designs for ornament in blackwork for gold- and silversmiths. France, 1619.

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

Schestag, F., Illustrierter Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung des K.K. Österreich. Museums für Kunst und Industrie., Wien 1871, S. 52.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1923, London: Board of Education, 1925




Ornament prints; Designs; Jewellery


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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