Trochi, Turbines, Neritae Helices, from
On View In:
Gallery 316
Artist:   Vogel
Text by Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm Martini
Text by Johann Hieronymus Chemnitz  
Title:   Trochi, Turbines, Neritae Helices, from "Neues Systematisches Conchylien-Cabinet"  
Date:   1784  
Medium:   Etching and engraving, hand-colored  
Dimensions:   10 5/16 x 8 1/16 in. (26.19 x 20.48 cm) (plate) 12 x 9 in. (30.48 x 22.86 cm) (sheet)  
Credit Line:   Gift of the Print and Drawing Curatorial Council  
Location:   Gallery 316  

Name:   Vogel  
Nationality:   German  
Life Dates:   German, active 18th century  
Name:   Martini, Friedrich Heinrich Wilhelm  
Role:   Author  
Nationality:   German  
Life Dates:   German, 1729-1780  
Name:   Chemnitz, Johann Hieronymus  
Role:   Author  
Nationality:   German, 1730-1778  
Life Dates:   German, 1730-1778  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   Signature below double border line, LRC, in black: [Vogel so. (?)]  
Classification:   Prints  
Physical Description:   23 shells, mostly of conical or bulbous shapes and varied colors; long red and white conical shell at center; numbered "Fig. 1577" through "Fig. 1599"  
Creation Place:   , Germany, , ,  
Accession #:   2002.236.2  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts