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  • Place of origin:

    France (Possibly, Made)

  • Date:

    17th century (Made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (Etcher)
    da Caravaggio, Polidoro (Designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 126

Physical description

Engraving depicting trophy with fantastic animals.

Place of Origin

France (Possibly, Made)


17th century (Made)


Unknown (Etcher)
da Caravaggio, Polidoro (Designer)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 22.3 cm, Width: 15.5 cm

Descriptive line

Unknown etcher after Polidoro da Caravaggio, plate depicting a military trophy, possibly French, 17th century.

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

Miller, E., 16th-century Italian ornament prints in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1999, p. 159 (cat. 50m).
Lambert, Susan (ed.) Pattern & Design: Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980 London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1911, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1912

Production Note

Copy of earlier plate from c. 1553-73



Subjects depicted

Trophies; Horses; Lions; Fantasy


Ornament prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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