The plate is painted on both sides in grisaille, flesh tints and gilding on a black ground, above is a scorpion representing the month of October, the scene is of two woodcutters in a landscape, the border has grotesque ornament with putti and a coat-of-arms. The reverse is decorated with a profile bust, roll work with fruits and angel heads, the border has three Renaissance anchor marks and is signed P.R. in gold.

Calendar plate (October), c. 1568

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The William Hood Dunwoody Fundexpand_more  61.60.2

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Details
Title
Calendar plate (October)
Artist Life
French (Limoges), 1513-1584
Role
Artist
Accession Number
61.60.2
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The plate is painted on both sides in grisaille, flesh tints and gilding on a black ground, above is a scorpion representing the month of October, the scene is of two woodcutters in a landscape, the border has grotesque ornament with putti and a coat-of-arms. The reverse is decorated with a profile bust, roll work with fruits and angel heads, the border has three Renaissance anchor marks and is signed P.R. in gold.