14 April [The twelve months (complete set)] 187


Title: April [The twelve months (complete set)]
Author: Delaune, Etienne (1518-1595)
Description: Fourth engraving from the suite of 12 entitled 'Premi�re Suite des Mois de l'Ann�e' with an allegory of the month of April. Wreaths with elements recalling hunting decorate the frame; the medaillon at the top center contains the zodiacal sign of the Taurus. A hunting scene with a man on a horse chasing a deer being taken by two dogs. Other two men are running on he ground blowing hunting horns. In the background a montanious landscape. At the bottom on a cartouche: 'Aprilis flores aperit avibusq. canoris / Paria dat laetas ostendit arbore frondes / Cum pri Regis'
Colouring: EURO 605 INCL. VAT
Condition: Prenten, Oude meester prenten, Allegorieen
EURO 605 INCL. VATTechnique: Engraving on paper, trimmed within platemark; total: 177 x 238 mm. State I/2 before plate numbering. Small stain on the right, on the decorative frame
  • Number: 1870282 (60064)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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