Four Designs for the Interiors of Tazza, Incorporating Portrait Medallions of Roman Emperors

Theodor de Bry, Flemish, 1528 - 1598

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about 1588

Engraving on paper

Sheet: 16 1/2 × 16 5/8 in. (41.9 × 42.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

2006.59

Geography/Culture

Europe, Belgium

Period

1400-1600

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in black ink, at center of top left circle: IMMODICA / IRAGIGNIT / INSANIUM; inscribed, in black ink, at bottom of top left circle: THEODOR DE BRY, FECIT ET EXCVDEBAT; inscribed, in black ink, at center of top right circle: CLEMENTEAE SIS / CVLTOR, SAEVITIAE / VERO DETESTATOR; inscribed, in black ink, at bottom of top right circle: T . D . B . F . E . EX .; inscribed, in black ink, at center of lower left circle: MAXIMA / EGESTAS EST / AVARITIA; inscribed, in black ink, at bottom of lower left circle: THEO' DE BRY . FE . ET . EX; inscribed, in black ink, at center of lower right circle: PRAECLARISSIMA / VIRTVTVM EST / IVSTITIA; inscribed, in black ink, at bottom of lower right circle: THE' . DE . BRY . FE' . ET . EX

Provenance

Carolyn Bullard Fine Prints and Drawings, Dallas, Texas; sold to present collection, 2006.

Catalogue Raisonne

Hollstein 191-194, only states; De Jong / De Groot, Ornamentprenten I, 15 de & 16 de Eeua, Rijksprentenkabinet, Amsterdam, 1988, nos. 57.1-57.4.

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