Design for the Jane Seymour gold cup

Details

  • Title

    Design for the Jane Seymour gold cup

  • Artist/maker

    Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8 - 1543)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1536 - 1537
  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink with light washes of grey and pink, heightened in gold, on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 37.6 x 15.5 cm [irregular hexagon] (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1863.424

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Further reading

Brown, David Blayney, Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, iv: The Earlier British Drawings: British Artists and Foreigners Working in Britain Born Before c. 1775 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982), 3

Thurley, Simon, The Royal Palaces of Tudor England (Yale University Press, 1993), p. 93, illus. p. 93 fig. 122

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, I, Netherlandish, German, French and Spanish Schools (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1938), 299

Lloyd, Christopher, Dürer to Cézanne: Northern European drawings from the Ashmolean Museum (New Brunswick, N.J., J.V. Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, 1982), 12

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