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Etching

Etching

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (Published)

  • Date:

    c. 1573 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (Etcher)
    Lafréry, Antonio, born 1512 - died 1577 (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.2046-1899

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 131

Physical description

Etching.

Place of Origin

Italy (Published)

Date

c. 1573 (Published)

Artist/maker

Unknown (Etcher)
Lafréry, Antonio, born 1512 - died 1577 (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Dimensions

Height: 13.4 cm, Width: 8.1 cm

Descriptive line

Anonymous etcher and Antonio Lafrery (1512-77), publisher. Plates (23) on six sheets, representing twenty-one Antique sculptures of Roman actors' masks, an Antique head of Medusa (pl. 21), and a 16th-century sculpture (pl. 15). Italian, c.1573. Lettered variously in Latin, with the location or name of the collection where the sculpture could be found.

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

Miller, E., 16th-century Italian ornament prints in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1999, pp. 126-31 (cat. 39).
Elizabeth Miller, 'Antonio Lafreri's architecture and ornament volumes: Crossing the boundary between books and volumes of prints in late sixteenth-century Rome', Renaissance Studies, 33 (2019), 761- 788

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Etching

Categories

Ornament prints; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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