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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D , Case EO, Shelf 120

Print

1570 (Engraved)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Letter Q in a strapwork border with a standing, pointing putto and various birds on either side.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving
Brief Description
The letter 'Q', engraved plate from Il Perfetto Scrittore by Giovanni Francesco Cresci, Italy, 1570
Physical Description
Letter Q in a strapwork border with a standing, pointing putto and various birds on either side.
Dimensions
  • To plate mark height: 15.1cm
  • To plate mark width: 21.3cm
Style
Bibliographic References
  • Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.293, no. 38.
  • Colijn, I., Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung des Magnus Gabriel de la Gardie in der Kgl. Bibliothek zu Stockholm, Stockholm, 1933, (97).
  • Berlin, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1939, (5187).
  • Miller, E., 16th-century Italian ornament prints in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1999, pp.30-35 (cat.1).
Collection
Accession Number
E.2725-1910

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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