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Plate 13, from Livre de bijouterie (Book of Designs for Goldsmiths and Jewelers)

Plate 13, from Livre de bijouterie (Book of Designs for Goldsmiths and Jewelers)
After
Léonard Thiry, Flemish, 1550
Rosso Fiorentino, Italian,1494 - 1540
Engraver
René Boyvin, French, 1525 - 1625
Publisher
Paul de la Houve, French, 1575 - 1643
Date
ca. 1570
Type
ornament
Object Name
Print
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving on paper
Credit Line
Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Accession Number
1956-23-6-13
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Design for two brooches. At left, strapwork and trophies encircle a figural scene. Above, a mask. At right, a strapwork oval with harpies, masks and fruit encircles a central scene showing figures and a cow.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
made in
France
Usage