Object Image

Design for a Two-Armed Candelabra with a Dragon, Plate 1 from an Untitled Series of Designs for Suspended Candelabras

Ornament print with a design for a two-armed candelabra, with a little dragon supporting one of the candles. In the lower right corner the outline of sconce has been added. 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
Etching
21.5 x 35.0cm
2014.97.47
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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