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Design for a Pulpit, Plate 3 from an Untitled Series of Pulpit Designs

Ornament print with a design for a suspended pulpit shown in frontal elevation. The pulpit is characterized by a baldachin of rocaille ornaments leading up to the all-seeing eye of God, surrounded by rays of sunshine. This print is bound in an album containing 27 series with a total of 122 ornament prints from the fund of the prominent Augsburg publisher Martin Engelbrecht.

Credit: Purchase, Daniel Ergmann Gift, 2014...

Printed c. 1750-56
21.5 x 35.0cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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