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Diverses Pieces de Serruriers, page 17 (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.

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Design is of a building facade. The very top of the facade is decorated with a blank coat of arms that is flanked on both sides by foliage elements. The entire facade is decorated with various architectural elements like a frieze of fleurs-de-lis and fluted ionic columns that are ornamented with foliage motifs.

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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