Two pendant designs, top design with bust of woman in centre of rinceaux foliage and inset gems, lower design of putto standing on back of hippocampus, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

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  • Title

    Two pendant designs, top design with bust of woman in centre of rinceaux foliage and inset gems, lower design of putto standing on back of hippocampus, from Douce Ornament Prints Album I

  • Artist/maker

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

    Nuremberg (probable) (probable place of publication)
  • Date

    1530 - 1562
  • Material and technique

    etching on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 7.3 x 5.9 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1915.84.76.1

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Further reading

Hollstein, F. W. H., Hollstein German: Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts, ca. 1400-1700 (Amsterdam: Menno Hertzberger, 1954-), 730

Bartsch, Adam von, The Illustrated Bartsch, Walter L. Strauss ed. (New York: Abaris Books, 1978-), no. 494 (307)

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

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