The Grotesque mask is a Venetian Italian Renaissance design. It was often place on keystones, consoles, spouts, handles, shields, capitals, panels and carved furniture.
KeywordsItaly, mask, Venice, shields, caricature, kmasks, Grotesque, capitals, handles, Venetian, Italian Renascence, .it, Italian Renaissance, natural design, natural form, human figure, keystones, consoles, spouts, panels, carved furniture
GalleriesDecorative Human Forms
Meyer, Franz Sales Handbook of Ornament (New York, NY: The Bruno Hessling Company, 1904)