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ca. 1596 (published 1625)
16th/17th century

Lorenzo Sirigatti, Italian, (1596–1625)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
Series: from La Pratica di Prospettiva
Edition: Published in “La Pratica Di Prospettiva” in 1625; the plate was first published in 1596 in Venice by Girolamo Franceschi Sanese
Bibliography: Katalog der Ornamentstichsammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, vol. 2, 1939, p. 574.
Credit Line: Gift of Professor and Mrs. Walter H. Gottschalk, 1969
Accession Number: 1969.1.2

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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.]
  • perspective - Use for any graphic method concerned with conveying an impression of depth or for representation by means of geometric projection using one or more vanishing points.

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