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  • 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

  • Credit Line:

    From the Triqueti and Polovtsoff Collections.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 22

Physical description

Plate 1.

Place of Origin

Paris (Published)


1614-1619 (Published)


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

Materials and Techniques

Blackwork engraving and engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'I. H.' in the left and right of the plate.

Lettered in the lower right of the plate:

'P. Fir.ex.1'


Height: 10.2 cm To plate mark, Width: 7.1 cm To plate mark

Object history note

From the Triquenti and Polovtsoff collections.

Descriptive line

Jacques Hurtu. 1 of 5 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)

Fuhring, P. Ornament prints in the Rijksmuseum II: The Seventeenth Century, 3 vols, Rotterdam, 2004, vol. 1, no. 1725.
Schestag, F., Illustrierter Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung des K.K. Österreich. Museums für Kunst und Industrie., Wien 1871, S. 52.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1910, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1911


Ornament prints; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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