Plate 2: a cartouche with a child seen from the back to left and a child seen from the front to right, each playing with the head of a sheep crowned with flowers, from 'Twelve cartouches' (Recueil de douze cartouches)

Series/Portfolio: 'Twelve cartouches' (Recueil de douze cartouches)
Artist: François Collignon (French, Nancy ca. 1610–1687 Rome)
Artist: After Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)
Publisher: François Langlois (French, baptized Chartres, 1588–1647 Paris)
Date: ca. 1640–45
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: image: 3 x 6 13/16 in. (7.6 x 17.3 cm)
Classifications: Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line: Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number: 2012.136.392.2

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: