Mask of a Bald Man with Pointed Ears and a Long, Parted Beard, from Divers Masques
François Chauveau (French, Paris 1613–1676 Paris)
Published by Jacques Van Merlen (Flemish, Antwerp 1616–1682 Paris)
Sheet: 2 1/2 × 1 5/8 in. (6.3 × 4.1 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1945
Not on view
From a series of nineteen plates with grotesque masks dedicated to Jean de Leins, goldsmith to the Queen of England and published by Jacques van Merlen in Paris. The plates are not numbered and appear in various orders.
Vendor: Ro. Walton
Peter Fuhring, Michèle Bimbenet-Privat "Le style "cosses des pois": L'orfevrerie et la gravure a Paris sous Louis XIII." La Gazette des Beaux-Arts. vol. 144, 2002, cat. no. 486, ill.
Artist: François Chauveau (French, Paris 1613–1676 Paris)Date: 17th centuryMedium: Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, over traces of graphite. Framing lines in pen and brown ink.Accession: 49.168On view in:Not on view