Coat of arms with a wild board, a fox, a chamois, and a goat surmounted by a helmet with half of a unicorn positioned on top surrounded by rinceaux foliage, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

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  • Title

    Coat of arms with a wild board, a fox, a chamois, and a goat surmounted by a helmet with half of a unicorn positioned on top surrounded by rinceaux foliage, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

  • Artist/maker

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

    Nuremberg (place of publication)
  • Date

    1530 - 1562
  • Material and technique

    etching on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 7.2 x 5.4 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1915.84.78.3

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Further reading

Hollstein, F. W. H., Hollstein German: Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts, ca. 1400-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-), 960

Bartsch, Adam von, The Illustrated Bartsch, Walter L. Strauss ed. (New York: Abaris Books, 1978-), no.550 (313)

Warncke, Carsten-Peter, Die ornamentale Groteske in Deutschland 1500 - 1650 (Berlin: Spiess, 1979), unmentioned

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

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