Nouvelle Iconologie Historique ou Attributs Hieroglyphiques

Etching
1771 (Published)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Etching.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleCahier B. Bordures (Suite title)
Materials and Techniques
Etching
Brief Description
Jean-Charles Delafosse, 1 of 4 plates, including title plate, from a set of six designs for frames, entitled 'Bordures', French, first published 1768; this edition 1771.
Physical Description
Etching.
Dimensions
  • Height: 38cm
  • Width: 23.3cm
Object history
This plate is from the first edition of Delafosse's 'Nouvelle Iconologie Historique ou Attributs Hiéroglyphiques', published in 1768 (second edition published 1771, third edition the 17th of November, 1773).

Bibliographic References
  • Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, no. 18, pp. 217-221.
  • (Berlin II) Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, no. 465.1.
  • Gives a detailed history of the different editions of the 'Iconologie [...]' under Delafosse's entry(IFF) Bibliothèque Nationale, Inventaire du Fonds Français, Paris, 1930 – , Tome. VI, pp. 215-17.
Collection
Accession Number
E.1632-1977

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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