Object Image

Design for the Base of a Crucifix, Plate 1 from: 'Neü inventierte Crucifix= Stöcke'

Ornament print with a design for the base of a crucifix decorated with rocaille ornaments and 2 cherubs on the left side of the base. 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
2014.97.69
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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