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Blackwork engraving

Blackwork engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (Published)

  • Date:

    1614-1619 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hurtu, Jacques (Printmaker)
    Firens I, Pierre I (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Blackwork engraving and engraving

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 117

Physical description

Engraving in the blackwork manner

Place of Origin

Paris (Published)


1614-1619 (Published)


Hurtu, Jacques (Printmaker)
Firens I, Pierre I (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Blackwork engraving and engraving


Height: 7.6 cm Cut to, Width: 11.0 cm Cut to

Object history note

From the Rosenheim collection.

V&A inventory numbers E.311-1923 and E.1312-1923 are duplicate impressions from the same plate.

Descriptive line

Jacques Hurtu. 1 of 3 plates from a suite of 6 designs for ornament in blackwork for gold- and silversmiths. France, 1614-1619.

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.
Fuhring, P. Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum II: The Seventeenth Century, 3 vols, Rotterdam, 2004, vol. 1, no. 1725.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1910, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1911


Printing ink




Ornament prints; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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