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Plate One, from A New Book of Ornaments

A work made of engraving on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of engraving on ivory laid paper.

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.

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Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Simon Gribelin, II

Title

Plate One, from A New Book of Ornaments

Origin

France

Date

Made 1704

Medium

Engraving on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

196 × 161 mm (image/plate); 195 × 233 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Joseph Brooks Fair Fund

Reference Number

1927.990.1

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