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A column ornamented with shells and rockwork with a marble basin in form of a shell (in the Grotto in Versailles)
A column ornamented with shells and rockwork with a marble basin in form of a shell (in the Grotto in Versailles)
Date:
1673
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching
Dimensions:
41.2 x 29.1 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.30829
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Shows highly decorated pillar or pier for an arch with a basin formed as a shell; 2 upright mermen; florals; fruit; grotesques; royal crest (like A032725 but merman turns his back, mermaid on other side, both hold swans). ( ?)