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Engraving

Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg (Printed)

  • Date:

    1530-1562 (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Solis, Virgil, born 1514 - died 1562 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.514-1911

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 41

Physical description

Engraving

Place of Origin

Nuremberg (Printed)

Date

1530-1562 (Printed)

Artist/maker

Solis, Virgil, born 1514 - died 1562 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with the monogram 'VS' in the lower left of the plate.

Lettered in the lower centre of the plate:

'REX . DAVIT'

Signed with the monogram 'VS' in the lower left of the plate.

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm Cut to, Width: 5.4 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Virgil Solis. Coat of arms with a monkey, a leopard. a Squirrel, and a hare. German, 1530-1562.

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

Peters, Jane S., ed. The Illustrated Bartsch, 19 (Part 1). German masters of the sixteenth century: Virgil Solis: Intaglio Prints and Woodcuts. New York: Abaris Books, 1985. No. 551.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1911, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1912

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Helmet; Panther; Eagle; Monkey

Categories

Ornament prints; Heraldry

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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