Erasmus Hornick (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1520–1583 Prague)
formerly attributed to Anonymous, German, 16th century
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown ink over traces of black chalk
sheet: 16 1/8 x 10 11/16 in. (41 x 27.2 cm)
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Gift of Jean Le Corbeiller, in memory of Clare Le Corbeiller, 2004
Not on view
Design for a vase decorated with a diamond-shaped pattern (possibly meant to indicate crystal). A symmetrical bouquet of flowers has been placed in the vase, characterized by three flowers right above the neck of the vase which look most like Tudor roses.
Inscription: At upper right, inscribed "3" in pen and brown ink
Marking: Illegible watermark
Mrs Marian Eames; given to her daughter Clare Eameson the day of her wedding (December 23, 1958)with Jean Le Corbeiller; Donor: Jean Le Corbeiller
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 19, 2013–February 10, 2014.
Artist: Erasmus Hornick (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1520–1583 Prague)Date: 16th centuryMedium: Pen and black ink, brush with gray and yellow wash over black chalkAccession: 1975.131.71On view in:Not on view