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Engraving - Archimboldesque head

Archimboldesque head

  • Object:

    Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (printed)

  • Date:

    1580-1610 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Giovanni Andrea Maglioli (designer)
    Anonymous engraver (printmaker)
    Vaccaro, Lorenzo (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.2502-1886

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 87

Physical description

Engraving

Place of Origin

Rome (printed)

Date

1580-1610 (printed)

Artist/maker

Giovanni Andrea Maglioli (designer)
Anonymous engraver (printmaker)
Vaccaro, Lorenzo (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

The signature 'Ioan Andi //' appears in the cartouche at the lower centre of the plate.
Signed in cartouche at middle bottom

'de jisdem et divertis'
Inscribed in brown ink

Dimensions

Height: 15.3 cm Cut to approx., Width: 10.4 cm Cut to approx.

Descriptive line

Grotesque composite head comprising a horse, man and two satyr heads set within a frame. Italian, about 1580-1610.

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

Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.309, 4 (1).
(Berlin II) Berlin Staatlich Museen., Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 4350.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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