Exhibitions/ Art Object

Design for a Candlestick

Artist:
Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau (French, Paris 1510/12–1585 Annecy)
Date:
1548–49
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Plate: 11 3/4 × 8 1/4 in. (29.8 × 21 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.95.11
Not on view
Design for a candlestick supported by four lion's feet. The candlestick is built up out of various layers, most notably a layer of strapwork shields supporting the structure on the bottom.
Vendor: G. Rapilly & Fils
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Living in Style. Five centuries of interior design from the collection of drawings and prints," June 17, 2013–September 9, 2013.

Fuhring 2010, cat. CL 1-3
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