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Engraving

Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Florence (possibly, printed)
    Ferrara (possibly, printed)

  • Date:

    1550-1564 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vico, Enea, born 1523 - died 1567 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.990-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 102

Physical description

Engraving

Place of Origin

Florence (possibly, printed)
Ferrara (possibly, printed)

Date

1550-1564 (printed)

Artist/maker

Vico, Enea, born 1523 - died 1567 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered around the cartouche:

'LURA DEL . PETRARCA'

Dimensions

Height: 12.3 cm Cut to, Width: 7.3 cm Cut to

Object history note

There is a print from a another state of this plate in the British Museum (inventory number: 1873,0809.937), see Bartsch no.237). This has an inscription on the medallion below the cartouche which in V&A inventory number E. 990-1885 is left blank.

Descriptive line

Enea Vico. Portrait bust of Petrach's Laura set in an elaborate cartouche. Plate from a series of medals of contemporaries. Italian, 1550-1564.

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

Spike, John, ed. The Illustrated Bartsch, 30. Italian masters of the sixteenth century: Enea Vico. New York: Abaris Books, 1985. No. 237.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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