Nicolaes de Bruyn (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1571–1656 Rotterdam)
Frederick de Wit (Dutch, 1629/30–1706)
Sheet: 4 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (11.1 × 8.6 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Not on view
The blindfolded female figure Justice is depicted holding a scale in her right hand and a sword in her left, framed in an oval. Surrounding the oval, ornament design with a bearded mask above, flanked by birds pecking at his eyes. At bottom, an owl flanked by peacocks. From a series of four plates.
Inscription: Across bottom: 4 / N DE B FECIT AMSTERDAM
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.