Auction 102, Lot 1

"Meterani Novi das ist Newer Niederlandischer Historien…", Jansson, Jan

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1640 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 12 inches
18.3 x 30.5 cm

A great decorative sheet filled with allegorical figures, cherubs, and religious symbols. A queen at top is named Belgium and is shown holding a ship and a cornucopia. Title is on a separate sheet pasted onto the engraving as was common.

References:

Condition: A

Couple of tiny wormholes and one large worm track (repaired) in blank margins. Manuscript brown ink notation in top margin.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 3/5/2003

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