Twelve types of birds, including an owl and pelican, individually labelled and positioned on a minimal ground surrounded by a moth, butterfly, and ladybug, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

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  • Title

    Twelve types of birds, including an owl and pelican, individually labelled and positioned on a minimal ground surrounded by a moth, butterfly, and ladybug, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

  • Artist/maker

    Virgil Solis (1514 - 1562) (printmaker)
  • Associated place

    Nuremberg (place of publication)
  • Date

    1572
  • Material and technique

    engraving on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 5.5 x 9.8 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

    Western Art Print Room

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1915.84.74.1

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Further reading

Hollstein, F. W. H., Hollstein German: Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts, ca. 1400-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-), 484

O'Dell-Franke, Ilse, Kupferstiche und Radierungen aus der Werkstatt des Virgil Solis (Wiesbaden: Steiner, 1977), g95

Bartsch, Adam von, The Illustrated Bartsch, Walter L. Strauss ed. (New York: Abaris Books, 1978-), no. 402 (291)

Groot, Irene Margaretha de, Jong, Marijnke de, Ornamentprenten in Het Rijksprentenkabinet (Rijksmuseum, 1988), unmentioned

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