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14 Bry, Theodor de / Willem van Oranje 187

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Description: Bry, Theodor de / Willem van Oranje

Bry, Theodor de (1528-1598)

Medallion with the bust of the "Merchant of Weisheit" (portrait of William of Orange, Willem van Oranje). In the border grotesques with various scenes such as the judgment of Solomon and a representation of the devout monarch, unaffected by death and destruction. Plate from series of four designs for tazzas, with a medallion within a wide border with figures, animals and vines on a dark ground. The border around the medallion and the outer edge include Dutch and French verses. Signed 'THE DE BRI F ET EX' and 'J Wolff ex', possibly Jeremias Wolff (1663-1724), German publisher of the seventeenth century.

Engraving on paper, trimmed within platemark; diameter: 123 mm; undocumented state II/2; some soiling, damaged along the border, yellowed and traces of former mounting on the verso; Hollstein 178 (second state undocumented); Guilmard 368; Atlas van Stolk I, 413
Technique: EURO 545 INCL. VAT
  • Number: 1870090 (60536)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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