Micrographic Design in the Shape of Circle build up from Intersecting Circles
Anonymous French or Flemish
early 17th century
Pen and black and brown ink.
Overall: 6 3/4 × 11 1/16 in. (17.1 × 28.1 cm)
Albums, Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Purchase, Daniel Ergmann Gift, 2014
Not on view
Micrographic design in the shape of a circle build up from intersecting circles. The text of the micrographic design is written in cursive Italian. Part of an album of 26 examples of calligraphy and micrography, thought to have been produced in France or possibly Antwerp at the beginning of the seventeenth century.
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection[withdrawn]; Arthur Vershbow; his sale (part III), Christie's, New York, 20 Jun 2013, lot 431; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel