Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Design for the Verso of a Pear-Shaped Pendant Flanked by Lozenge Ornaments and Circular Ornaments Below

Series/Portfolio:
Pendant Designs with Architectural Elements and Vegetal-Arabesques
Artist:
Jan Collaert I (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1530–1581 Antwerp)
Publisher:
published by Hans Liefrinck (Augsburg (?) 1518?–1573 Antwerp)
Date:
before 1573
Medium:
Engraving and blackwork; first state of two (New Hollstein)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 11/16 × 3 7/8 in. (14.5 × 9.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.92.34
Not on view
Vertical panel with pendant design at center with a vegetal-arabesque pattern. Two pairs of ornaments (lozenge-shaped at left and right center, and circular at left and right bottom) may be designs for earrings or buttons. The pendant hangs from a ribbon and has three pearls descending below. From a set of ten plates with pendant designs incorporating arabesque decoration. This plate belongs to the first edition, published by Hans I Liefrinck in Antwerp before 1573.
Inscription: At bottom left: H.C
Vendor: Henri Grosjean-Maupin, Paris
New Hollstein, Collaert Dynasty VI.277.1630 i/ii; SKB 719(1)
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