Lozenge-shaped Pendant and Two Triangular Motifs in a Riverscape
Giovanni Battista Costantini (Italian, active 1615–1628)
Blackwork and Engraving
Plate: 2 5/8 x 3 9/16 in. (6.7 x 9 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924
Not on view
Print from a series of six with goldsmith's designs in blackwork. This print shows a design for three elements of goldsmith's work, placed in a riverscape with two waterbirds. In the center a lozenge-shaped pendant in is presented, surrounded by organically-shaped openwork. On both sides there are two reed plants in which a triangular motif is incorporated. The motifs are placed in a riverscape with two waterbirds in the foreground.