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Fashion plate - Gentildonna Venetiana
  • Gentildonna Venetiana
    van Westerhout, Arnold, born 1651 - died 1725
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Gentildonna Venetiana

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (printed)

  • Date:

    1688 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    van Westerhout, Arnold, born 1651 - died 1725 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    hand-coloured engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 96, shelf D, box 2

Physical description

Engraving showing a fashionable woman in a mantua

Place of Origin

Italy (printed)


1688 (published)


van Westerhout, Arnold, born 1651 - died 1725 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

hand-coloured engraving

Descriptive line

Arnold van Westerhaut. 'Gentildonna Venetiana.' Italian, 1688

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964


Printing ink; Watercolour


Engraving; Hand-colouring


Fashion plates; Women's clothes; Hats & headwear; Hair and hairstyles; Clothing; Prints; Fashion


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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