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Etching with engraving
  • Etching with engraving
    Solis, Virgil, born 1514 - died 1562
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Etching with engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Nuremberg (Printed)

  • Date:

    1530-1562 (Printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Solis, Virgil, born 1514 - died 1562 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and engraving

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 42

Physical description

Print, etching with engraving

Place of Origin

Nuremberg (Printed)


1530-1562 (Printed)


Solis, Virgil, born 1514 - died 1562 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with the monogram 'VS' on the lower left of the plate.


Height: 23.9 cm Cut to, Width: 14.2 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Virgil Solis. Covered goblet with Adam and Eve on the stem. Plate from a suite of 24 designs for bowls, goblets, and other vessels. German, 1530-1562.

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

Beaujean, Dieter., Hollstein’s German, engravings, etchings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700 (Rotterdam: Sound and Vision Publishers, 2004): vol. 64, Virgil Solis, Part II, no.631.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions: 1908, London: Printed For His Majesty's Stationery Office, Eyre and Spottiswoode, Ltd., 1909


Printing ink


Etching; Engraving


Ornament prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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