Auction 113, Lot 13

"Geschiedenissen der Vereenigde Nederlanden … Tom II", Le Clerc, Jean

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1730 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7.2 x 11.5 inches
18.3 x 29.2 cm

An attractive title page from a history of the Netherlands with an allegorical representation of Asia with a lion at her feet flanked by a Roman soldier and Mercury, messenger of the gods and the god of roads and travel in Roman mythology. Drawn by G. de Laresse and engraved by I. van Munnichuysen.

References:

Condition: A

Scattered foxing in blank margins. Tear in bottom margin closed with archival tape.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/7/2005

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