'Aqua' in a Decorative Border with Sea Creatures, from a Series of Circular Designs with the Four Elements

Engraving | 12.7 x 12.1cm | 1590-1612

Crispijn de Passe the Elder

Design for a circular plate with the element of Water personified as a standing female figure holding a shell in her left and and leaning on an over turned vessel, which issues a stream of water and fish. This scene is shown in a medallion at center ...
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