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Thirty Three Shields & Compartments FOR Monumental Inscriptions, Coats of Arms, &c Of Great Use to Artists & Others, Neatly Engrav'd from the Designs of that Curious Architect, MR JAM: GIBBS. 1731.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (first published)

  • Date:

    1731 (first published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gibbs, James, born 1682 - died 1754 (designer)
    Clark, John (engraver)
    Clark, John (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.114-1898

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf D, box 64

Physical description

Unnumbered titleplate and 1 of 11 numbered plates. Each plate has three different designs for cartouches which are themselves numbered from 1 through to 33.

Place of Origin

London (first published)

Date

1731 (first published)

Artist/maker

Gibbs, James, born 1682 - died 1754 (designer)
Clark, John (engraver)
Clark, John (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

engraving

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm Average size to plate mark, Width: 23.2 cm Average size to plate mark

Descriptive line

James Gibbs (after), 1 of 12 plates, from 'Thirty Three Shields & Compartments for Monumental Inscriptions, Coats of Arms, &c ...', London, 1731.

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p. 518, no. 10.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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