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Blackwork Design for Broochs, Bracelets and Pendants

Artist:
Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, Liège 1528–1598 Frankfurt)
Date:
1580–1600
Medium:
Engraving and blackwork
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 × 4 7/16 in. (8.2 × 11.2 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.529.4
Not on view
Plate with designs for a brooch at top and bottom, with pendants at left and right. Each design has a mask at center, and many masks are under a canopy and flanked by animals.
Marking: On verso: Collector's mark of Charles-Frédéric Mewès (Lugt 4171)
Charles-Frédéric Mewès (Strasbourg 1860–1914 Paris); Vendor: L'Art Ancien, Zurich, Switzerland
Hollstein IV.50.205
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