Print

1570 (Engraved)
Print thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Letter Q in a strapwork border with a standing, pointing putto and various birds on either side.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Engraving
Brief Description
The letter 'Q';1 of 21 plates from a suite of 23 from the second part of Il Perfetto Scrittore by Giovanni Francesco Cresci.
Physical Description
Letter Q in a strapwork border with a standing, pointing putto and various birds on either side.
Dimensions
  • To plate mark height: 15.1cm
  • To plate mark width: 21.3cm
Style
Bibliographic References
  • Guilmard, D., Les Maîtres Ornemanistes, Paris, 1880-1881, p.293, no. 38.
  • Colijn, I., Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung des Magnus Gabriel de la Gardie in der Kgl. Bibliothek zu Stockholm, Stockholm, 1933, (97).
  • Berlin, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1939, (5187).
  • Miller, E., 16th-century Italian ornament prints in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1999, pp.30-35 (cat.1).
Collection
Accession Number
E.2725-1910

About this object record

Explore the Collections contains over a million catalogue records, and over half a million images. It is a working database that includes information compiled over the life of the museum. Some of our records may contain offensive and discriminatory language, or reflect outdated ideas, practice and analysis. We are committed to addressing these issues, and to review and update our records accordingly.

You can write to us to suggest improvements to the record.

Suggest Feedback

record createdJune 30, 2009
Record URL