Horizontal Panel with a Row of Flowers Above a Frieze with a Battle Scene in a Landscape, from Livre Nouveau de Fleurs Tres-Util
Livre Nouveau de Fleurs Tres-Util Pour L'Art D'orfevrerie, Et Autres
Nicolas Cochin (French, Troyes 1610–1686 Paris)
Published by Balthazar Moncornet (French, Rouen 1600–1668 Paris)
Etching and burin
Sheet: 3 1/8 × 4 7/16 in. (7.9 × 11.3 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953
Not on view
At top, a horizontal panel with a row of flowers, including three lilies on a stem at left. Below, a frieze with a battle scene in a landscape, with combat at center, and a group of mounted soldiers approaching from the far left. In the far background at right, a castle. From a series of twelve plates with rows of flowers above friezes with landscapes, etched by Cochin, published by Balthazar Moncornet in Paris in 1645, and dedicated to the goldsmith, Jean de Leins. The prints are executed in a combination of etching, for the landscape, and burin, for the flowers.
Princes of Liechtenstein; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.