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Gaetano Giarrè (act. c. 1796-1811)  Cerca il Saggio la Gloria  Florence: c. 1797-1811

George Glazer Gallery - Antique Prints - Florentine Illustrated Calligraphy, Rococo Engraving: c.

letter 'n' - proto-surrealist organic engraving

Stylised century floriated letterforms & grotesque mask sprinkles Baroque absurdities or geni.

An Alphabet of Organic Type (ca.1650) | The Public Domain Review  A series of stunning prints – titled Libellus Novus Elementorum Latinorum – designed by the Polish goldsmith Jan Christian Bierpfaff (1600-ca.1690) and engraved by fellow-countryman Jeremias Falck (1610–1677)

A stunning series of letterforms designed in the century, writhing forms which hover somewhere between the monstrous and floral

Letra O

A stunning series of letterforms designed in the century, writhing forms which hover somewhere between the monstrous and floral

A stunning series of letterforms designed in the mid-17th century, writhing forms which hover somewhere between the monstrous and floral

Stylised century floriated letterforms & grotesque mask sprinkles - fun when used sparingly!

An Alphabet of Organic Type (ca.1650) | The Public Domain Review

These are so intricate. design-is-fine: “ Jan Christian Bierpfaff, Alphabet of organic type from Libellus Novus.

A stunning series of letterforms designed in the mid-17th century, writhing forms which hover somewhere between the monstrous and floral

A series of stunning prints – titled Libellus Novus Elementorum Latinorum – designed by the Polish goldsmith Jan Christian Bierpfaff and engraved by fellow-countryman Jeremias Falck

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Baroque Ornamental Typeforms

These gorgeously ornate letterforms were designed in the by the Polish goldsmith, Jan Christian Bierpfaff in the He apprenticed.

A stunning series of letterforms designed in the mid-17th century, writhing forms which hover somewhere between the monstrous and floral

A stunning series of letterforms designed in the century, writhing forms which hover somewhere between the monstrous and floral

An Alphabet of Organic Type (ca.1650) | The Public Domain Review

These are so intricate. You can spot little faces in some of the letters; some obvious, some maybe imagined? design-is-fine: “ Jan Christian Bierpfaff, Alphabet of organic type from Libellus Novus.

stylised foliated letter 'Q' engraved by Peter Aurbry

Stylised century floriated letterforms & grotesque mask sprinkles Baroque absurdities or geni.

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