This chapterhead, or headpiece, is an ornament from the top of the first page of a chapter (in this case, the table of contents). It features curly vines with syilized leaves surrounding a central circular frame or cartouche containing a vignetted scene: the sun shines and a ewer or jug of water is [...] [more...] [$]
This chapterhead, or headpiece, is an ornament from the top of the first page of a section of the book. It features diamond knotwork branching into grape vines with rococo stylized leaves, but the prominent feature is the central circle containing a boy, his head resting on one knee, his chest, legs and feet bare; he wears just a pair of shorts or a [...] [more...] [$]
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