Design for the Verso of a Cross-Shaped Pendant Above a Pair of Circular Ornaments
Pendant Designs with Architectural Elements and Vegetal-Arabesques
Jan Collaert I (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1530–1581 Antwerp)
published by Hans Liefrinck (Augsburg (?) 1518?–1573 Antwerp)
Engraving and blackwork; first state of two (New Hollstein)
Sheet: 5 1/2 × 3 7/8 in. (13.9 × 9.9 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1932
Not on view
Vertical panel with the design for the verso of a pendant at center in the shape of a cross with an arabesque pattern. At bottom left and right, circular ornaments, possibly designs for earrings or buttons. The pendant hangs from a ribbon and has three pearls descending below. From a set of ten plates with pendant designs incorporating arabesque decoration. This plate belongs to the first edition, published by Hans I Liefrinck in Antwerp before 1573.
Inscription: At bottom left: H.C
Vendor: Henri Grosjean-Maupin, Paris (French)
Providence (Rhode Island),. Brown University. "Crafting the Medici: patrons and artisans in Florence, 1537-1737," September 17, 1999–October 24, 1999.
New Hollstein, Collaert Dynasty VI.277.1632 i/ii; SKB 719(1)