Ornamental design with two winged figures on a double volute, holding up leaf vines, on which a child is seen on the back and holds a mask in front of his head, from Douce Ornament Prints Album II

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  • Title

    Ornamental design with two winged figures on a double volute, holding up leaf vines, on which a child is seen on the back and holds a mask in front of his head, from Douce Ornament Prints Album II

  • Artist/maker

    René Boyvin (1525 - 1625) (printmaker)
  • Associated place

    France (place of publication)
  • Date

    1533 - 1598
  • Material and technique

    engraving on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 18 x 14 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1915.85.25

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Further reading

Linzeler, André, Adhémar, Jean, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des estampes et de la photographie: Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du seizième siècle (Paris: Bibliothèque nationale, 1932-1971), 328

Rudolf Berliner, Gerhart Egger, Ornamentale Vorlageblätter des 15. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, 3 (Klinkhardt and Biermann, 1981), 447

Groot, Irene Margaretha de, Jong, Marijnke de, Ornamentprenten in Het Rijksprentenkabinet (Rijksmuseum, 1988), 549.1

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