An elaborate engraved cartouche enclosing a landscape with a walled hilltop village

Coronavirus update: Our printing service continues to operate as usual, with framed and unframed prints available for delivery in normal timescales. We would like to reassure our customers that we are observing government advice on COVID-19 and adhering to all guidance and best practice.

RIBApix ref no RIBA126161
Artist/PhotographerRabel, Daniel (1578-1637)
Image Date1632
Library ReferenceVOS/231 f.127v
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Daniel Rabel. Cartouches de diferentes inventions. Tres utilles, a plussieurs sortes de personnes (Paris, 1632) NOTES: This is a plate in a book of cartouches containing landscapes, engraved and published by Malchior Tavernier after designs by Daniel Rabel. Engravings from this publication are found throughout this album compiled by Gentilhatre.

Subject tags

ornament, villages, book design