Old Master Era and Related Prints
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Flemish (1549 - c. 1618) Primary
Standing Female Nude with Three PuttiMid-16th century - early 17th century
3 3/8 in. x 2 in. (8.57 cm x 5.08 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
This object has the following keywords:
- engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
- Flemish - Refers to the culture of the southern Netherlands, roughly corresponding to modern Belgium, Luxembourg, and part of France, particularly during the historical period when Flanders was an independent principality.
- human figure
- nudes - Representations of unclothed human figures.
- putti - Motifs representing chubby, sometimes winged and naked figures of little boys, derived from Greco-Roman depictions of Eros. Common in art from Renaissance through the 18th century.
- women - Refers to female human beings from young adulthood through old age.
- Sheet Dimensions: 3 3/8 x 2 in. (8.573 x 5.08 cm)
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