Panel of ornament with a bird-cage in the centre

Engraving | 26.5 x 13cm | c. 1500-1510

Nicoletto da Modena

Nicoletto da Modena employs an engraving technique and a type of grotesque ornament that suggest this work was executed during his first trip to Rome. During his visit, he toured the newly unearthed Golden House of Nero, which at the time was the pri...
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