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Candelabra Grotesque with a Naked Boy in a Strapwork Contraption

Candelabra Grotesque with a Naked Boy in a Strapwork Contraption

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Summary

Three quarters of a candelabra grotesque, copied after a print published by Cornelis Bos around 1540. The design is characterized by a semi-circular strapwork contraption, in which a young, naked boy is placed.
Anonymous, Italian, 16th century ?

Anonymous Italian Drawings from 16th Century in the collection of Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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1540
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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