Strapwork design with Minerva and peacocks, surrounded by crossed cornucopia with intertwined snakes, putti hanging on palm, Venus, and man with large rock, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

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  • Title

    Strapwork design with Minerva and peacocks, surrounded by crossed cornucopia with intertwined snakes, putti hanging on palm, Venus, and man with large rock, 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 7.9 x 7.7 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.

    WA1915.84.51.4

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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. 816

Fuhring, Peter, Ornament Prints in the Rijksmuseum - the Seventeenth Century (Amsterdam, 2004), vol. 1 p. 280-281

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