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  • Place of origin:

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

  • Date:

    1592-93 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Credit Line:

    From the Lanna Collection

  • Museum number:

    E.5197-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Designs for knife or sheath ornament. In a cartouche in the centre; an armed warrior stands at an altar, holding his sword upright in his right hand. Above the cartouche is a cherub's head under a canopy held by two cupids. At the top, to right and left, are two separate designs for knife handles.

Place of Origin

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

Date

1592-93 (Published)

Artist/maker

Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

lettered in the lower centre of the plate:

'Theodorus de bry. F.'
Signed.

Dimensions

Height: 9.0 cm Cut to, Width: 5.9 cm Cut to

Object history note

From the Lanna Collection.

Descriptive line

Theodor de Bry. Plate from a suite 4 designs for ornament for weapons. Germany or the Netherlands, 1580-1600.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1910, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1911

Labels and date

Label attached to mount, full text as follows:

'Designs for knife or sheath ornament. In a cartouche in the centre an armed warrior stands at an altar, holding his sword upright in his right hand. Above the cartouche is a cherub’s head under a canopy held by two cupids. At the top, to right and left, two separate designs for knife handles.
Signed Theodorus de bry. F.
Engraving. (3 ¾ x 3) E.5197-1910.

From the Lanna Collection (970; S.1805).' []

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Knives (weapons); Altar; Cartouche; Cupids; Warrior; Sheath; Cherub; Sword; Canopy

Categories

Designs; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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