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Grotesques Designs with Various Inscriptions (recto); Candelabra Grotesque and Two Putti Holding Flowers (verso)

attributed to Andrés de Melgar
(Spanish, documented S. Domingo de la Calzada, died after 1554)

Date: ca. 1545–1560
Medium: Pen and dark gray-brown ink (recto). On off-white paper. Pen and brown ink over traces of black chalk underdrawing (verso). Drawing on verso pricked on figures of putti and shells below them
Dimensions: 13-1/4 x 9 in. (33.7 x 22.9 cm)
Classifications: Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1952
Accession Number: 52.570.329

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