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Description

This charming, unpublished fragment survives as an element from a vertical Renaissance border, the head of a “monster” with two fangs coming out of its mouth and below with foliate decoration in grisaille and colors.  The grotesque is unusually fully, and finely modeled with a combination of bold cross-hatching and stick work.

Exhibited: 

Medieval Monsters, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa, October 12 to December 15, 2013 (Curator:  Sherry C.M. Lindquist)
https://figgeartmuseum.org/art/exhibitions/view/medieval-monsters/104

Literature:

Unpublished, for comparisons see Sherry C.M. Lindquist and Asa Simon Mittman, Medieval Monsters Terrors, Aliens, Wonders, New York, The Morgan Library & Museum, 2018.

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