Cartouche with Putto Blowing Conch, Livre de Cartouches Irréguliers (Book of Irregular Cartouches)

Etching and engraving on paper | 1738

François de Cuvilliés

Asymmetrical oblong cartouche in Rococo style with a putto blowing into a conch horn at left. Scrollwork and flowing water. Within cartouche, seascape scene of a figure on a boat paddling towards a town visible at the shore.

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