"Meterani Novi das ist Newer Niederlandischer Historien…", Jansson, Jan
Subject: Title Pages
Period: 1640 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
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.
Couple of tiny wormholes and one large worm track (repaired) in blank margins. Manuscript brown ink notation in top margin.