Pendant design with trophy of breast plate and helmet in centre flanked by crossed standards, swords, and lances with three drop pearls and a grotesque face at top, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

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  • Title

    Pendant design with trophy of breast plate and helmet in centre flanked by crossed standards, swords, and lances with three drop pearls and a grotesque face at top, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

  • Artist/maker

    Paul Birckenhultz (1561 - after 1639) (printmaker)
  • Associated place

    Frankfurt (probable) (probable place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1600
  • Material and technique

    etching on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 11.6 x 8.2 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.

    WA1915.84.5.3

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Further reading

Guilmard, Désiré, Les maîtres ornemanistes: dessinateurs, peintres, architectes, sculpteurs et graveurs : écoles française, italienne, allemande, et des Pays-Bas (flamande & hollandaise), 2 vols. (Paris, 1880), vol. 1 p. 403 no. 64

Jessen, Peter, Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, 2 (Berlin, 1939), vol.1 p.99 no. 650

Hollstein, F. W. H., Hollstein German: Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts, ca. 1400-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-), 37-42

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