Plate 8: Proserpina standing in a niche, in profile, holding flowers before her, a mask and two fire-breathing horses at the bottom, from Douce Ornament Prints Album II

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  • Title

    Plate 8: Proserpina standing in a niche, in profile, holding flowers before her, a mask and two fire-breathing horses at the bottom, from Douce Ornament Prints Album II

  • Artist/maker

    René Boyvin (1525 - 1625) (printmaker)
    after Léonard Thiry (c. 1500 - c. 1550)
  • Associated place

    Paris (place of publication)
  • Date

    1540 - 1560
  • Material and technique

    engraving on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 17.1 x 10 cm (height x width)
    plate 16 x 9.5 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1915.85.50.1

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Further reading

Linzeler, André, Adhémar, Jean, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des estampes et de la photographie: Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du seizième siècle (Paris: Bibliothèque nationale, 1932-1971), 1-16

Groot, Irene Margaretha de, Jong, Marijnke de, Ornamentprenten in Het Rijksprentenkabinet (Rijksmuseum, 1988), 579.1-16

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