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


Title: December [The twelve months (complete set)]
Author: Delaune, Etienne (1518-1595)
Description: Twelfth engraving from the suite of 12 entitled 'Premi�re Suite des Mois de l'Ann�e' with an allegory of the month of December. Wreaths with sausages and salami decorate the frame; the medaillon at the top center contains the zodiacal sign of the Capricorn. A man cooking pigs in the center of the composition while a woman and a man are baking breads on the right. At the bottom on a cartouche: 'Ite sue alio, vos vult enecare December / Ille ferit glebas, vt dulcia semina seruet / Cum pri Regis'. On the bottom right nr.�33�
Colouring: EURO 605 INCL. VAT
Condition: Prenten, Oude meester prenten, Allegorieen
Technique: Engraving on paper, trimmed within platemark; total: 180 x 241 mm. State I/2 before plate numbering. Repaired on the top margin.
  • Number: 1870290 (60072)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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