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Frontispiece from Frises, Feuillages et Grotesques (Friezes, Foliage and Grotesques)

Frontispiece from Frises, Feuillages et Grotesques (Friezes, Foliage and Grotesques)
Designer
Stefano della Bella, Italian, 1610–1664
Publisher
Jacques Van Merle, Flemish, 1616 - 1682
Date
ca. 1645
Type
ornament
Object Name
Print
Type
Print
Medium
Etching on laid paper
Credit Line
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Accession Number
1921-6-156-a
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Design for a frieze featuring an eagle set within the center of an arabesque, with a fragment of a shield seen to the left, and a woman's face seen in profile to the right.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
made in
Italy
Usage