Giovanni Battista Foggini | Design for a Chalice (recto); Design for the Base of a Vase (verso) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Marking: Lower right corner: Partial stamp in purple ink (Lugt 47a, as can be reconstructed from the examples of the stamp when whole) of the Duke of Savoia-Genova, probably to be identified with Tommaso Alberto Vittorio di Savoia-Genova (1854-1931)
Attributed to Bernd | Gothic Ornament with Putti and Acanthus Leaves | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Second Addendum to Tutorial no. 2—Hermann Ihlenburg
In Tutorial no. 2 I compared Marian Bantjes’ American Preview piece for Details magazine to brownstone decorations and 19th c. fancy types and artistic ornaments. Here are a few examples of these Victorian designs. The ﬁrst photograph is of a brownstone ornament in Hunters Point (Queens). The second is of an ornamented door on a Brooklyn Heights brownstone. And the third is from a brownstone in Park Slope (Brooklyn). Below are two examples of Ihlenburg’s typographic work as reproduced in…