[Cartouche with dogs]
F.L.D. Il Ciartres excud. Cum Privil. Regis Chris. [n.d., c.1646.]
Etching, 156 x 247mm (6? x 9?"). Glued to backing sheet at corners; water staining top left and right.
Cartouche adorned with four dogs, a stag, and a boar's head, with two more dogs left and right. Plate thirteen from the 'Raccolta di varii cappricii et nove inventioni di cartelle et ornamenti', a set of eighteen etchings of cartouches by Stefano Della Bella (1610-64).
De Vesme/Massar: 1039.i (before plate numbers added)
[Ref: 24294] £280.00