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    Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623
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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.2649-1910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Two designs for ornamental dagger sheaths. On the left design, a female figure supporting a column; on the right, Lucretia with a dagger.

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:

'I O. de Brij fe.'
Signed at bottom.

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm Cut to, Width: 7.7 cm Cut to

Object history note

From the Lana collection.

Descriptive line

Theodor de Bry. Plate from a suite of 5 plates, including title plate, of knife handles. Germany or the Netherlands, 1592-93.

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.
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:

'Two designs for ornamental dagger sheaths. On the left design, a female figure supporting a column; on the right, Lucretia with a dagger.
Signed at bottom I O. de Brij fe.
Engraving. (3 ¾ x 3 1/16) E.2649-1910.

From the Lanna Collection (970; S.1802).' []

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Sheath; Column; Woman; Dagger

Categories

Designs; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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