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Corona delle Nobili et Virtuose Donne: Libro I-IV, page 69 (recto)

Corona delle Nobili et Virtuose Donne: Libro I-IV, page 69 (recto)

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Published by Cesare Vecellio, Italian, Pieve di Cadore 1521-1601 Venice, Venice.From top to bottom, and left to right:Design composed of 3 horizontal registers. Top register is decorated with an alternating pattern of large and small flowers that sit upon a rectangular base ornamented with different floral motifs. Middle register is decorated with a line of flowers that sit upon a rectangular base ornamented with curving vines that meet in the center around a mask; among these vines are dogs, birds, and composite man and plant creatures. Bottom register is decorated in the center with a flower that is flanked on both sides by a composite cherub figure that forms a curving vine terminating in the shape of a dog at each end.
Cesare Vecellio (Italian, Pieve di Cadore 1521–1601 Venice) , Venice
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1601
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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