Objects of the month / Curator‘s choice

Georg Ludwig Friedrich Laves, view and ground plan of an arch of honor for George IV, 1821

Pen and brush, watercolored


Nicolas Béatrizet, attr. (fl. c. 1540-1566), Statue of Nile,

engraving, unknown state, 36,2 x 55 cm

Carlo Ignazio Galli da Bibiena, stage design for a castle courtyard, around 1760

Pen, brush, coloured wash


François Ignace Mangin, design for the wall decoration of a salon, Mainz 1792

Pen, brush, coloured wash


Plan de Versailles, by Jean Delagrive, Paris 1746, etching and engraving, 61 x 91 cm

Ground plan with quadrature and vault construction, pen-and-ink drawing, probably Nuremberg, end of 16th century

Albrecht Dürer ? (1471-1528), three designs for pieces of jewellery; pen and ink drawings

The Instruction of Mary, copper engraving, coloured, with fabric applications

New Saint Peter in Rome after Michelangelo, longitudinal section