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  • Print
    Androuet Du Cerceau, Paul, born 1623 - died 1710
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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed and published)

  • Date:

    c. 1691-1710 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Androuet Du Cerceau, Paul, born 1623 - died 1710 (Printmaker)
    Mariette, Jean (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 1, box A

Physical description

Plate 1.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed and published)


c. 1691-1710 (printed and published)


Androuet Du Cerceau, Paul, born 1623 - died 1710 (Printmaker)
Mariette, Jean (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

Numbered on the plate

Lettered, lower left:
A Paris Chez I Mariette rue St Jacques aux Colonnes d'Hercule.

Lettered lower right:
Fait par Du Cerceau.


Height: 19 cm, Width: 18 cm size of mount window, object in sealed mount

Object history note

Probably designs for embroidery.

Descriptive line

Paul Androuet du Cerceau, plate from a series of 6 panels of floral ornament, roses, tulips and foliate scrolls. Paris.

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

Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 1589:4.

Production Note

Can only have been published after September 1691 when Jean Mariette took over the Colonnes d'Hercule establishment on the rue St. Jacques (see Préaud, M., 1987)


Ornament prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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