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Engraving

Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (Probably, Published)
    Netherlands (Possibly, Published)

  • Date:

    1580-1600 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Theodor de Bry, born 1528 - died 1598 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.6-1911

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 10

Physical description

Engraving

Place of Origin

Germany (Probably, Published)
Netherlands (Possibly, Published)

Date

1580-1600 (Published)

Artist/maker

Theodor de Bry, born 1528 - died 1598 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in the upper section of the knife:

'PER PECCATVM MORS'

Lettered in the centre of the knife handle:

'GENES III'

Dimensions

Height: 9.6 cm Cut to, Width: 1.3 cm Cut to 7.3

Descriptive line

Theodor de Bry. Cuttingf from one of eleven plates of designs for knife handles. Germany or the Netherlands, 1570-1580.

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

de Jong, M. and de Groot, I., Ornamentprenten in het Rijksprentenkabinet I, 15de & 16de eeuw, ‘s-Gravenhage, 1988, no.42.
Fuhring, P., ‘Ornament Prints in Amsterdam’ (Review of M. de Jong and I. de Groot, Ornamentprenten in het Rijksprentenkabinet I, 15de & 16de eeuw) in Print Quarterly, vol. VI, no. 3, September 1989, pp.322-34.
de Jong, M. and de Groot, I., Ornamentprenten in het Rijksprentenkabinet I, 15de & 16de eeuw, ‘s-Gravenhage, 1988, no.44.1.
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

Arch; Pelican

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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