Blackwork Print with Birds and Grotesques Atop a Horizontal Panel, from a Series of Blackwork Prints for Goldsmiths' Work

Blackwork engraving | 12.1 x 8.9cm | 1615

Etienne Carteron

Symmetrical blackwork design with a large horizontal panel at center, above two smaller panels and a ring bezel, all in Schweifwerk patterns. At top, grotesques and birds eat from a bowl of fruit, while sea creatures hang from lines at the sides. Pla...
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