Shell Cartouches and Acanthus Leaf Motif

Etching on white laid paper | 1740

Alexis Peyrotte

Large shell motifs decorated with bandwork. Acanthus leaves, floral garlands, and small leafy sprays intertwine with the shells.

Credit: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Object: 1921-6-213-5

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