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Drawing Book: Pattern Prints

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1874,0808.619

  • Title (series)

    • Drawing Book: Pattern Prints
  • Description

    Studies of 6 eyes
    Engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1600-1630
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 152 millimetres
    • Width: 114 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered '2' lower left and in lower right Ciamberlano's monogram 'LC.'
  • Curator's comments

    This is the first in a series of 81 prints described by Bartsch that form part of a pattern book designed by Agostino and engraved by Luca Ciamberlano and Francesco Brizio. Many print carry Ciamberlano's mongogram and others 'PSF' indicating the name of the engraver and publisher Pietro Stefanoni who probably published this series. It is difficult to ascertain the original sequence of the print as numbers and intitals have been burnished out and/or altered on many of the BM impressions. Brizio's name does not occur on the prints like Ciamberlano's does. In cases where there is no monogram LC, the print has been attributed to him for want of better evidence.

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  • Bibliography

    • Bartsch XVIII.159.1 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Italian XVIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1874

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1874,0808.619

Studies of 6 eyes   Engraving

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Studies of 6 eyes Engraving

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