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Diverses Pieces de Serruriers, page 15 (recto)

Engravings by Jean I Berain, French, Saint-Mihiel 1640-1711 Paris and Gabriel Ladame, French, active 1645-68. Designs published by Francois Langlois after Hughes Brisville, French, born ca. 1633, active Paris 1663.

From top to bottom, and left to right:

Design is in the shape of a rectangle and is decorated in the center with a composite nude figure whose bottom half and head form acanthus leaves that attach to two twisting and intertwining vines. Each vine terminates in a bird's head.

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

c. 1663
27.5 x 18.5cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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