Strapwork pendant design with Chastity, at corners man attempts to fly, man holding two bags, shield with hand holding serpent, and dog with bag on its tail, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

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  • Title

    Strapwork pendant design with Chastity, at corners man attempts to fly, man holding two bags, shield with hand holding serpent, and dog with bag on its tail, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

  • Artist/maker

    Dietrich Meyer (1572 - 1658) (printmaker)
  • Associated people

    Dietrich Meyer (1572 - 1658) (publisher)
  • Associated place

    Zürich (place of publication)
  • Date

    c. 1600
  • Material and technique

    engraving on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 7.6 x 7.5 cm (height x width)
    plate 7.3 x 7.2 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1915.84.53.4

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Further reading

Jessen, Peter, Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, 2 (Berlin, 1939), no. 648

Hollstein, F. W. H., Hollstein German: Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts, ca. 1400-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-), 103

Warncke, Carsten-Peter, Die ornamentale Groteske in Deutschland 1500 - 1650 (Berlin: Spiess, 1979), vol. 2 p. 92 no. 811

Fuhring, Peter, Ornament Prints in the Rijksmuseum - the Seventeenth Century (Amsterdam, 2004), vol. 1 p. 280-281 no. 1652

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