Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Design for a Sword or Dagger Handle

Artist:
Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, Liège 1528–1598 Frankfurt)
Date:
1592–93
Medium:
Engraving and blackwork
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 3/4 × 3 1/4 in. (9.5 × 8.3 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1921
Accession Number:
21.11.10
Not on view
Design for a handle with an oval at center containing an armored soldier below a canopy. Above, a rectangular section with a female mask with a whimple. At top left and right, alternate designs for handles.
Inscription: At bottom:THEODORUS / DE BRY F.

Marking: On verso: Collector's mark of Paul Davidsohn (Lugt 654)
Paul Davidsohn; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Hollstein IV.49.195-198; Jessen, Meister I.114; SKB 630(1)
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