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Three Ornaments, Plate 3

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Three Ornaments, Plate 3

16th century

Etienne Delaune (aka Étienne Delaune), French, (ca. 1519–1583)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
Marks: Stamp in brown ink on verso: “Veraussert / St. K.-B.” enclosed in box (not in Lugt).
Bibliography: Robert-Dumesnil 387; Ornamentprenten (Amsterdam: Rijkspretenkabinet, 1988), 556; Guilmard 5; Lyle Williams, Pattern & Invention: Ornament Prints: 1500–1800 [catalog for exhibition presented January 17 – April 19, 1992] (New Haven, CT: Yale University Art Gallery, 1992), cat. no. 11, p. 10.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1944
Accession Number: 1944.D1.192.3

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  • ornament - Decorative forms that are an integral part of a building or object but are not essential to its structure. Regarding techniques of embellishment in general, use "decoration (process)." [November 1990 descriptor moved.]

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