Cartouche 1, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631

Collection: Map Cartouche Collection

Parent Map: Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631

Title: Cartouche 1, 1631, Evropa Exactissime Descripta Auctore Henrico Hondio. 1631

Date Produced: 1631

Date Published: 1633

Language: Latin

Description: Colorful and ornate title cartouche with a scrollwork design. The cartouche is embellished with fruit and plants, the head of a cherub, and the head of a horned monster. At the bottom left of the cartouche hang a bundle of tools for measuring; at the lower right hang artist materials.

Cartouche Elements: Measuring instruments, Scientific apparatus and instruments, ArtistsÂ’ materials, Palettes, Paint, Faces, Cherubs, Masks, Monsters, Fruit, Plants, Scrollwork, Symbolism

Subjects: Measuring instruments · Scientific apparatus and instruments · Artist's materials · Palettes · Paint · Faces · Cherubs (Art) · Masks · Monsters · Fruit · Plants · Scrollwork · Symbolism