Oval-Shaped Pendant Design with Hebe Seated under a Niche

Jan Collaert I Netherlandish
published by Hans Liefrinck Netherlandish

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Vertical panel with a pendant design at center, with Hebe seated under a niche at center, surrounded by a flower-arabesque pattern. The ornament hangs from a ribbon and has three pearls descending from the bottom and left and right sides. At bottom left and right, heart-shaped ornaments that may have been designs for earrings or buttons. From a set of ten plates with pendant designs, five of which show deities in niches. Four designs in the series are decorated exclusively with ornate flower-arabesques and are most likely designs for pendant versos. This plate belongs to the first edition, published by Hans I Liefrinck in Antwerp before 1573. Jan Collaert I produced several series of plates with pendant designs, a practice continued by his son, Adriaen Collaert.

Oval-Shaped Pendant Design with Hebe Seated under a Niche, Jan Collaert I (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1530–1581 Antwerp), Engraving; first state of two (New Hollstein)

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