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Engraving - The Golden Age
  • The Golden Age
    Abraham Bloemaert, born 1564 - died 1651
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The Golden Age

  • Object:

    Engraving

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (Possibly, Published)

  • Date:

    1608 (Published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Abraham Bloemaert, born 1564 - died 1651 (Designer)
    Bruyn, Nicolaes de, born 1571 - died 1656 (Printmaker)
    Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (Printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving

  • Museum number:

    29849A

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 10

Physical description

Engraving

Place of Origin

Germany (Possibly, Published)

Date

1608 (Published)

Artist/maker

Abraham Bloemaert, born 1564 - died 1651 (Designer)
Bruyn, Nicolaes de, born 1571 - died 1656 (Printmaker)
Bry, Johann Theodor de, born 1561 - died 1623 (Printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered in the upper centre of the plate on a scroll:

'L'age premier d'vne innocence saincte / ..... / Dont à bon droit l’age d’Or fut nommé’

Lettered on a cartouche held by putti in the lower half of the plate:

'Aurea Saturno .... / .... sponte ferebat opes.'

Signed in the lower half of the plate on a scroll:

'Abram Bloomaert Inuentor. / Johann Theodor de Bry excudebat.'

Dimensions

Height: 16.1 cm Cut to, Width: 16.0 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

Theodor de Bry after Abraham Bloemaert. 'The Golden Age'. Germany, 1608.

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

Hollstein, F. W. H., et al. The New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings and woodcuts, ca. 1450-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1951): vol. 4, nos.14.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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