[Two overlapping cartouches]
F.L.D. Il Ciartres excud. Cum Privil. Regis Chris. [n.d., c.1646.]
Etching, 116 x 192mm (4½ x 7"). Glued to backing sheet at three corners with glue stains at corners; water staining top left and right. Plate number scratched out top right.
Two overlapping cartouches, each showing a combat between an eagle and a serpent. Plate fourteen 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: 1040. ii or iii
[Ref: 24298] £180.00