Nicolaes de Bruyn (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1571–1656 Rotterdam)
Frederick de Wit (Dutch, 1629/30–1706)
Sheet: 2 × 3 1/4 in. (5.1 × 8.2 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Not on view
Two putti reclining inwards, leaning on a skull at center. Above, an ornament with a putto mask, flanked by two grasshoppers. In upper left and right corners, vases with flowers. From a series of six plates.
Inscription: At lower right: 6 / N DE B 1594
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.