Plate 37, from Neüw Grotteßken Buch (New Grotesque Book)

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Ornamental cartouche, composed of cartilage-like membes which terminate in wings, bird feet and fish forms. In the center, a lion's head with long mane.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Designer
Christoph Jamnitzer, German, 1563 - 1618
Credit Line
Museum purchase through gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop
Medium
Engraving on laid paper
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
made in
Germany
1610
Type
ornament
Object Name
Print
Type
Print
Accession Number
1957-162-32