Plate 5: a cartouche with a blank escutcheon at top center, a chimera to either side, their bodies ending in scrollwork and dragon tails, from 'Twelve cartouches' (Recueil de douze cartouches)

Series/Portfolio: 'Twelve cartouches' (Recueil de douze cartouches)
Artist: François Collignon (French, Nancy ca. 1610–1687 Rome) After Stefano della Bella (Italian, Florence 1610–1664 Florence)
Publisher: François Langlois (French, baptized Chartres, 1588–1647 Paris)
Date: ca. 1640-1645
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: image: 3 5/16 x 2 7/8 in. (8.4 x 7.3 cm)
Classifications: Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line: Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number: 2012.136.392.5

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