(From Lat. putus = boy via Ital. putto = little boy) term for mostly naked or only slightly clothed boys, often with wings and exclusively serving a decorative function. In Renaissance illumination, they are often found in bordures.
We have been running a specialist store for facsimiles for over 10 years in Regensburg's Old Town, just opposite the "Schottenportal" of the Romanesque Scots Monastery of St. Jacob at Jakobstraße 6.