4-Antique Master Prints-ARTS-PUTTI-CHERUBS-Anonymous-c.1700

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The prints illustrate putti, often referred to as cherubic figures in art, engaged in various activities related to drawing, painting, designing, and collecting. These playful scenes have allegorical meanings, or they might simply be a whimsical representation of the arts through the depiction of these mythological beings. In the context of art history, such images are typically used to symbolize or allegorize artistic endeavors, the innocence and purity of art, or the divine inspiration behind creativity. The putti may represent the notion that the true essence of art is not bound by age or the physical constraints of the human condition. These prints are from a book in Italian.

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The prints illustrate putti, often referred to as cherubic figures in art, engaged in various activities related to drawing, painting, designing, and collecting. These playful scenes have allegorical meanings, or they might simply be a whimsical representation of the arts through the depiction of these mythological beings. In the context of art history, such images are typically used to symbolize or allegorize artistic endeavors, the innocence and purity of art, or the divine inspiration behind creativity. The putti may represent the notion that the true essence of art is not bound by age or the physical constraints of the human condition. These prints are from a book in Italian.

Made by an anonymous engraver/artist.

Medium: Etching on hand laid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 12 x 9.6 cm (4.72 x 3.78 inch).

Condition: good, given age. Rear text. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

ARTS-PUTTI-CHERUBS-DRAWING-PAINTING-DESIGNING-COLLECTING | PCO-C44-9

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Source: unknown, to be determined.

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Dimensions 9 × 12 × 1 cm

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