Splendore delle virtuose giovani, page 2 (recto)

Designer Iseppo Foresto Italian
Publisher Jeronimo Calepino Italian

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Designed by Iseppo Foresto, published by Jeronimo Calepino, Venice.
From top to bottom, and left to right:
Design composed of 3 vertical columns; first 2 columns are printed upon a grid. Left column is decorated with a pattern of 4-petaled flowers. Middle column is decorated with an alternating pattern of an interlace motif followed by 2 white dotted leaves that connect to form hearts shapes with a black leaf inside. Right column is decorated with an urn at the center, flanked by 2 female composite figures with wings for arms and leaves for legs; next to the composite female creature are 2 composite boy figures with spotted deer legs that hold onto a coiling vine.

Splendore delle virtuose giovani, page 2 (recto), Iseppo Foresto (Italian, active Venice, 1557), Woodcut

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