Design for a Ceiling Decoration

Black chalk, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper | 1690-1720

Giuseppe Maria Rolli

An imaginary frieze in which escutcheon are to alternate with brackets and a projecting entablature are shown obliquely from beneath. A bracket with a mask and a double top is flanked by a right half of a scrollwork escutcheon with a child's head, an...
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