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Plate Seven, from Book of Ornament

A work made of engraving on paper.
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Date:

1704

Artist:

Simon Gribelin II
French, 1661-1733

About this artwork

Simon Gribelin II’s charming set of 12 engravings makes up a book of ornament patterns that could be copied by artists and perused by enthusiasts. The detailed images in the New Book of Ornament Useful to All Artists alternate between sinuous frames with historical and mythological cartouches and more schematic images in the shape of medallions, decorative bands, and jewelry.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Simon Gribelin, II

Title

Plate Seven, from Book of Ornament

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1704

Medium

Engraving on paper

Dimensions

Image/plate: 13.2 × 20.3 cm (5 1/4 × 8 in.); Sheet: 23.3 × 29.5 cm (9 3/16 × 11 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair Fund

Reference Number

1927.990.7

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