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A bare-breasted woman, girt with fruits, flanked by putti standing in in cornucopias. Engraving by J. Th. De Bry, ca. 1580-1600.

  • Bry, Johann Theodor de, 1561-1623?
Date
1580-1600
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25864i
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Description

The putti hold a canopy over her head. Further fruits (grains, berries) are shown among the grotesques

Publication/Creation

1580-1600

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; border 5.9 x 4.5 cm

Creator/production credits

Authorship of Jan Theodor De Bry rests on an impression with lettering "I. Theo: de Bry fe." below the oval (Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum no. 2016.80.3)

References note

Carsten-Peter Warncke, Die ornamentale Groteske in Deutschland 1500-1650, Berlin 1979, vol. II, no. 844

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25864i

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