Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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coat of arms
  • Francesco Francia
    circa 1450–1517
    born: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; died: Bologna, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: Papal States (present-day Italy)
  • coat of arms, late 1400s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • niello print
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: round 52 x 52 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: round 2 1/16 x 2 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in 1969.0130, 1969.0131.01-04 matted together
  • Gift of the Max Kade Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0130

There is a large cat in the center, sitting on an armor helmut. There are branches and leaves coming from the helmut.