Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Micrographic Design in the Shape of Circle build up from Intersecting Circles

Artist:
Anonymous French or Flemish
Date:
early 17th century
Medium:
Pen and black and brown ink.
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/4 × 11 1/16 in. (17.1 × 28.1 cm)
Classifications:
Albums, Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Daniel Ergmann Gift, 2014
Accession Number:
2014.96(16)
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Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection[withdrawn]; Arthur Vershbow; his sale (part III), Christie's, New York, 20 Jun 2013, lot 431; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel
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