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This and 19 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Livre de bijouterie (Book of Designs for Goldsmiths and Jewelers).

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1956

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2021

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Print, Plate 16, from Livre de bijouterie (Book of Designs for Goldsmiths and Jewelers)

This is a Print. It was after Léonard Thiry and Rosso Fiorentino and engraved by René Boyvin and published by Paul de la Houve. It is dated ca. 1570 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Drawing, Design for a Frieze
  • charcoal, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors.
  • 1901-39-1219
  • Drawing, A Papal escutcheon
  • charcoal, pen and ink, brush and black watercolor on paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors.
  • 1901-39-2270

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 16 × 19.7 cm (6 5/16 × 7 3/4 in.) Platemark: 11.2 × 15.5 cm (4 7/16 × 6 1/8 in.)

It is signed

In plate, lower center: Paul de la Houue excudit

Cite this object as

Print, Plate 16, from Livre de bijouterie (Book of Designs for Goldsmiths and Jewelers); Engraved by René Boyvin (French, 1525 - 1625); France; engraving on paper; H x W: 16 × 19.7 cm (6 5/16 × 7 3/4 in.) Platemark: 11.2 × 15.5 cm (4 7/16 × 6 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1956-23-6-16

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Fragile Beasts.

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