Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amoretti
With animalsFrog or toad
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsFrog
Further details
An amorino or child holding a flag and sitting astride a large frog (pun on 'Froschauer'), two more frogs in the landscape beyond; in the frame of the oval cartouche are personifications of Hope and Faith and two amoretti. From the title-page to Andreas Gerardus, 'Commentarii', Zurich, 1582
ARTIST/CREATOR
Amman, Jost (1539-1591) published by Christoph Froschauer, Frankfurt; block cut by Monogrammist LF
DATE
1582
LOCATION
Unknown location
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Bartsch (IX.351.und )
DESCRIPTION
Neg. 332
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Andresen, A, Der Deutsche Peintre-Graveur ... von dem letzten Drittel des 16 Jahrhunderts bis zum Schluss des 18 Jahrhunderts, 5 vols, Leipzig, 1864, I.287.180; Hollstein, F W H, The New Hollstein: German engravings, etchings and woodcuts 1400-1700, Amsterdam, 1996, VII.191.1.
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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