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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Project: decoration with escutcheons, (A) of a square, (B) of a horizontally oblong panel", 1600–25

type: Drawing

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(A) The escutcheon is a lath and scrollwork frame of a horizontal ovoid. Between beams stand laterally, gaines of women with arm stump. On top sit three boys supporting a cloth with scalloped edges forming the background for the escutcheon. Festoons hang below. (B) Reverse: The scrollwork frame of a landscape is entwined with a lath frame. A cherub is below the landscape. Fruit is lying upon the upper edges of the frames. Fruit festoons hang below.

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