Letter I: bowl with fountainlike foliage at center; standing putti at each side, one at L holding a melon, and the one at R holding a branch

Ornamental Initial I, early 16th century

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Title
Ornamental Initial I
Artist Life
c. 1495-c. 1540
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.93.64.6
Provenance
[C. & J. Goodfriend, New York; sold November 10, 1987, to Andrus]; John E. Andrus III, Wayzata, Minn.; by descent to his daughters, Elizabeth, Katie, and Julie; gave to MIA, 2015. Earlier provenances have been gathered, but further research will increase our knowledge of their histories.
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Letter I: bowl with fountainlike foliage at center; standing putti at each side, one at L holding a melon, and the one at R holding a branch