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Panels and Friezes for Sculptors and Painters (Panneaux et Frisses propres aux Sculpteurs et Peintres), Title Plate

Artist:
Philippe Caffieri (Italian, Rome 1634–1716 Paris)
Publisher:
Henri II Bonnart (French, Paris 1642–1711 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1676
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Plate: 9 1/16 × 4 7/16 in. (23 × 11.3 cm) Sheet: 10 1/2 × 7 1/2 in. (26.7 × 19 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.540.15(34)
Not on view
Title plate of a series of designs for decorative panels and friezes. This design is characterized by a round medallion made of leaves, over which sits a crown and under which is a globe. The title text is printed in the medallion. The frieze underneath presents two trumpets with ribbons, crossing under a face with a radiating halo.
Signature: 'Inuentez et dessignes / par Caffiery Sculpteur'

Inscription: 'Panneaux et / Frisses propres aux / Sculpteurs et Peintres / Inuentez et dessignes / par Caffiery Sculpteur / se vendent chez Henry / Bonnart rue S.Iacques / vis avis les Mathurins. / a Paris avec priuil.'; 'i'; 'Nec plumbus Impar'.
In graphite in upper right corner top to bottom:'34'; 'Nº 35'
Hippolyte-Alexandre-Gabriel-Walter Destailleur (French, Paris, 1822–1893)
SKB 1939, nr. 342
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