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La Vera Perfettione del Disegno di varie sorti di recami, page 16 (verso)

La Vera Perfettione del Disegno di varie sorti di recami, page 16 (verso)

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Published by Giovanni Ostaus, Venice, woodcut of Lucrezia designed by Giuseppe Salviati (Giuseppe Porta, called Il Salviati), Italian, Castelnuova di Garfagnana ca. 1520-1575 Venice.From top to bottom, and left to right:Design composed of 4 horizontal registers that are printed upon a grid. First register is decorated with a curving grape vine. Second register is decorated with coiling grape vines, amongst which are dogs. Third register is decorated in the center with a pot of flowers that is flanked on either side by a dragons and coiling vines of flowers. Fourth register is decorated in the center with an urn that is flanked on both sides by a composite man and plant creature that transforms into a coiling vine of flowers.
Giovanni Ostaus (Italian, active Venice ca. 1554–91) , Venice
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1567
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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