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ORTELIUS, Abraham, Antike Kupferstichkarte von Spanien, datiert um 1584 A.D. ORTELIUS, Abraham, antique Map of Spain, dated about 1584 A.D.

ORTELIUS, Abraham, antique Map of Spain, dated 1584 A.D.

 

Wonderful coloured copper engraving. Bahia de Càdiz, Andalusia, Carpetania, Guipuscoa.
Described: *Hanc insulam perlustrabat ...*.
Antique map printed 1584 A.D. Verso Latin text. Literature: Koeman 6058+6020+6115:31; vdB31. (64).
Cartographer: Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598), after G. Hoefnagel.
Beautiful antique map of Bahia de Cadiz and adjacent areas, with Toledo, part of Andalusia and Spain, *Carpetania*, San Sebastian, *Guipuscoa*, and other cities ...

Condition: excellent print, solid handwork paper with watermark. Paper professionally cleaned. In the margin below 1 corner supplemented hardly to be seen. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of aging. No damages.
Ca. size: sheet 56 x 45 cm, image 48.5 x 39.1 cm.
Price: 799.- Euro


DIETRICY, Christian (1712-1774) Study of goats, 1742, antique etching

DIETRICY, Christian (1712-1774), also Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich.

 

*Study of Goats*, antique etching, this print is a lifetime impression dated the year 1742. Signed and dated in the plate.
Rare antique etching print dated 1742, original by Dietricy Christian.
Condition: excellent, strong print with margin. Handwork laid paper please see the greenish transmitted light photo. In view of the high age in very good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Ca. size: sheet 9 x 9.6 cm. Print 6.6 x 3.9 cm.
Price: 99.- Euro



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BEHAM, Hans Sebald (1500-1550). Misfortune

Original by Hans Sebald BEHAM (1500-1550).

 

"INFORTUNIUM", antique copper engraving print dated the 16th-century, ca. 1541 A.D.
"Infortunium * Misfortune" a winged female figure is stepping to the left, a female demon at right, a crayfish on the ground and a rock in left distance.
Print signed with monogram. Literature: Hollstein 144 / III (from IV), Bartsch 141, Pauli 144 / III (from IV). Very rare copper engraving, this print is a lifetime impression dated about 1541 A.D. Original by Hans Sebald BEHAM ! Excellent print. A true masterpiece of art.
Condition: excellent fine print partly with very small margin. Handwork laid paper, verso remains of old mounting. In the upper margin a very small completion hardly to be seen. Partly slightly rubbed. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Ca. size: 7.8 x 5.1 cm.
Price: Sold


Franz HOGENBERG, Military events under the reign of Karl V. Tunis, Africa, dated 1575 A.D.

Franz HOGENBERG, Military events under the reign of Karl V. Tunis, Africa, dated 1575 A.D.

 

Renaissance. *Military events under the reign of Karl V * Tunis, Africa* dated 1575 A.D. Original by Franz HOGENBERG, (Mechelen 1535-1590 Cologne).  Antique copper engraving print dated the year 1575 A.D. out of the book "Hogenberg' s history sheets". Beautifully hand-colored image, rare copper engraving. Ca. size: sheet 35.6 x 26.9 cm (14 x 10.6"). Image 33.1 x 24.3 cm (13 x 9.6"). This Renaissance print sells with an Expert's report * Certificate of Authenticity.

Condition:

In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages. Print with margin, handwork laid paper with watermark. Professionally cleaned. Margin partly with completion, verso few backed thin places. Slightly brownish.

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Meta PLUECKEBAUM (1876-1945), Original etching dated about 1910-1930

Meta PLUCKEBAUM (1876-1945), German. Original etching dated about 1910-1930.

 

Adorable kitten wearing a green bow looks up watching a Fly.
Etching by Meta Pluckebaum hand signed and titled in pencil.
Title *Bsssssss*.
Meta Pluckebaum is a well listed German artist. Excellent etching, hand colored green bow.
Condition: excellent print with margin. Paper slightly brownish. Verso remains of old mounting. No damages.
Approx. size: sheet 13.7 x 11.9" (34.4 x 29.8 cm). Print 9.9 x 8.3" (24.8 x 20.9 cm).
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BLAEU, W. ANDALUSIEN, Spain, Antique MAP copper engraving dated 1609 A.D.

BLAEU, W. ANDALUSIA, Spain. Antique MAP copper engraving dated 1642 A.D.

 

Wonderful coloured copper engraving. Described: Andaluzia continens Sevillam et Cordubam.
Antique map printed the year 1642 A.D. in Amsterdam. Verso no text. Literature: Koeman II,6110:2.
Cartographer: Willem Janszoon BLAEU (1571-1638).
Beautiful antique map of Andalusia and adjacent areas, with Sevilla, Malaga, Marbella, Cadiz, Cordoba, Grenada, Gibraltar, and other cities ...
Condition: excellent print, solid handwork paper with watermark. Paper professionally cleaned. In the margin below 1 corner supplemented hardly to be seen. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of aging. No damages.
Ca. size: sheet 56.5 x 47.1 cm (22.2" x 18.5") , image 49.5 x 37.5 cm (19.5" x 14.8").
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Hieronymus WIERIX, (flämisch, 1553-1619). *ILLAESA*. Antiker Kupferstich, Druck um 1610 A.D. Copper engraving print dated about 1610 A.D.

Hieronymus WIERIX, (Flemish, 1553-1619).

 

Original by Hieronymus WIERIX, *ILLAESA*.
Copper engraving print dated about 1610 A.D.
Signed and described in the plate.
Condition: excellent, strong print with margin. Handwork laid paper with the horizontal laid lines and vertical chain lines produced by the scoop sieve, and with rest of a watermark, please see the transmitted greenish light photo. In view of the high age in very good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Ca. size: sheet 14.4 x 9.5 cm. Print 7 x 44 cm.
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Kupferstich, Jeaurat, La Peinture, copperengraving,print

Original copper-engraving by Jeaurat, Edme (1688-1738, France).

 

Signed and dated 1724 in the plate. After a painting by Sébastien Le Clerc (1676-1763).Collection of the engraved art of Edme Jeaurat can be found in: the British Museum London and Bibliotheque National Paris.
Ca. max. size: whole leaf 21.0 x 18.1 cm. Image 19.7 x 15.6 cm.
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Hollar, Wenzel,Three Angels and two Children. Etching

HOLLAR, Wenzel (1607 – 1677).

 

"Three Angels and two Children". Etching dated about 1640 A.D.
Signed in the plate. Rare antique etching, this print is a lifetime impression dated about 1640 A.D.
After Avont, Peeter van, from the work Children's game "PAEDOPAEGNION PUERORUM LUDENTIUM".
Condition: excellent print. Handwork laid paper with watermark. In view of the high age in very good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Ca. size: 20.8 x 12.7 cm
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Lodovico Guicciardini, antique view of *LIMBURG * LIMBOURG*, Belgium.

Lodovico Guicciardini. Antique view of *LIMBURG * LIMBOURG*, Belgium.

 

Copper engraving print dated 1625 A.D.
Impressive coloured and fine gilt view of Limbourg region of Flanders, Belgium. Described and with legend. From the book: "Description de toutes les Pays-Bas. Amsterdam 1625".
This antique copper engraving is a lifetime impression printed 1625 A.D.
Condition: excellent print with margin along the platemark. Handwork paper with the horizontal laid lines and vertical chain lines produced by the scoop sieve, and with watermark. There is a center fold, as issued. Paper professionally cleaned. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing, slightly stained. No damages.
Ca. max. size: double-leaf 35.4 x 28.2 cm, image 30.7 x 22.6 cm.
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LEYDEN, Lucas van. (1494 - 1533 Leiden). "Der Spaziergang", antiker, feiner Kupferstich von 1520 A.D. "The Promenade", antique copper engraving print dated the year 1520 A.D.

LEYDEN, Lucas van. (1494 - 1533 Leiden).

 

"The Promenade", antique copper engraving print dated the year 1520 A.D.
Signed with monogram and dated in the plate 1520. Lit.: New Hollstein 144.
Very rare copper engraving, this print is a lifetime impression dated the year 1520 A.D.
Original copper engraving by Lucas van LEYDEN. A true masterpiece of art.
Sells with an Expert's report / Certificate of Authenticity.
Condition: excellent fine print partly with very small margin. Handwork laid paper, please see the greenish transmitted light photo. Verso few remains of old mounting hardly to be seen. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Ca. size: 11.4 x 7.5 cm.
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copperengraving,print, landscape

Original copper-engraving by Louis Germain(1733-c.1791, France).

 

Signed and dated 1770 in the plate. After a painting by Bartholomeus Breenbergh (born c.1599,Deventer). Engraved art by Louis Germain can be found in: University of Michigan, Museum of Art and Ackland Museum. Lit. Nagler, Le Blanc,Fuessli, Thieme Becker, Benezit.
Ca. max. size: whole leaf 28.5 x 20.3 cm. Image 18.4 x 12.1 cm.
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ALDEGREVER, Heinrich (1502 - 1555/61)The rich man in hell, Lazarus in heaven

ALDEGREVER, Heinrich (1502 - 1555/61).

 

"The rich man in hell, Lazarus in heaven", antique copper engraving print dated the year 1554 A.D.
Signed with monogram and dated in the plate. Below with Latin description.
Antique copper engraving, this print is a lifetime impression dated the year 1554 A.D.
Condition: excellent print with very small margin. Handwork laid paper. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Ca. size leaf: 10.7 x 8 cm.
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DURER, Albrecht (1471-1528). "The high priest rejects Joachim and his sacrifice".

DURER, Albrecht (1471-1528). "Joachim's Offering Rejected".

 

Original by DURER, Albrecht (1471-1528). Germany.
"Joachim's Offering Rejected", from the Life of the Virgin, antique woodcut dated about 1504 A.D.
Signed with with Durer's monogram-board. This print is a lifetime impression dated about 1504 A.D. This is not a later print !
Laid paper with watermark "Crown" (Meder watermark 28).
Literature: Bartsch 77; Meder 189 III a (a-g); Schoch u.a. 167 (corresponding Meder).
Original woodcut by Albrecht DURER. A true masterpiece of art !
Ca. size of the sheet 29.2 x 21 cm (11.5" x  8.3").

Condition:

Good strong print on laid paper with watermark "Crown". Handwork laid paper and watermark, please see the greenish transmitted light photos below. Paper slightly stained and smoothed out wrinkle. Margin trimmed with loss of the borderline. Verso old description. The lower left corner about 4 mm professionally supplemented hardly to be seen. Verso remains of old mounting and partly reinforced with Japanese paper. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.

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ORTELIUS, Abraham, antique Map *TRANSILVANIA*

ORTELIUS, Abraham, antique Map *TRANSILVANIA* dated 1566 A.D. this print dated 1592 A.D.

 

Amazing  Original by Abraham ORTELIUS 1592 A.D. Antwerp.
Rare Map of Transilvania * Romania, antique copper engraving, print dated the year 1592 A.D.
By Abraham Ortelius after J. Sambucus. Beautifully hand coloured.
Cartographer/publisher: Abraham ORTELIUS (Antwerp 1527 - 1598).
This splendid map of Transilvania was published in Abraham Ortelius "Theatrum orbis terrarum" the Latin edition dated the year 1592 A.D. printed the year 1592 A.D.
Described and dated in the plate.
Literature: Szantai; Ortelius 4a; Koeman III, 7700:31B; vdB 153.2.
Wonderful old coloured copper engraving. Map with the original middlefold.
Condition: excellent print with margin. Handwork paper with the horizontal laid chains and vertical chain lines produced by the scoop sieve and with watermark, please see the transmitted light photo. Verso outside the print in the margin backed thin places. Paper professionally cleaned. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Ca. size: 57 x 45.6 cm. Image 45 x 33 cm.
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Pietro Santi Bartoli (1635 - 1700), Italy. " Palladis Artes"

Pietro Santi Bartoli (1635 - 1700), Italy.

 

"Palladis Artes".
"Roman woman spinning wool", large copper plate engraving dated the year 1693 A.D. Rome.
Signed and described in the plate. Also described: "Io.Iacob de Rubeis formis Romae ad Templ pacis cu Priu.S.Pont"
Wonderful antique copper plate engraving, this print is a lifetime impression from 1693 A.D.
Condition: excellent print. Handwork laid paper with watermark. Paper professionally cleaned. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Ca. size: sheet 47.3 x 36.4 cm. Print 40.5 x 14.4 cm.
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Rare antique Map of the World dated about the 16th century.

Rare antique Map of the World dated about the 16th century.

 

Sir Francis Drake's Route.
Small amazing Map of the World in an oval Rocaille Cartouche, antique copper engraving, print dated the end of the 16th century. The Map shows Sir Francis Drake's route during his circumnavigation of the world in 1577-1580. Fine example of the map, beautifully hand coloured, with a parrot in each upper corner, fruits in the lower corners.
The map appeared in several editions of De Bry's America Part VIII, beginning in 1599. The present example appeared at the end of the 16th century in a Latin edition.
Sir Francis Drake (c. 1540 at Tavistock, - Devon 27 January 1596 near Portobelo, Panama) was an English sea captain, vice admiral, privateer, navigator, and politician of the Elizabethan era. Drake carried out the circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, from 1577 to 1580. Still today as a seaman and navigator he is considered an outstanding personality in the English Seafaring.
Condition: fine colored excellent copper engraving, print with margin. Handwork paper with the horizontal laid chains and vertical chain lines produced by the scoop sieve, please see the greenish transmitted light photo. Outside the print in the upper margin small completion, hardly to be seen. Paper professionally cleaned. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Size ca.: sheet 17.8 cm x 11.7 cm (7.0" x 4.6"). Image 14.1 cm x 8 cm (5.8" x 3.2").
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HOGENBERG, Franz (Mecheln 1535-1590 Köln) Antique copper engraving print dated the year 1575 A.D.

HOGENBERG, Franz (Mechelen 1535-1590 Cologne).

 

"Military events under the reign of Karl V, Tunis, Africa". Antique copper engraving print dated the year 1575 A.D.
Out of the Book "Hogenberg's history sheets". Below with German text.
Antique copper engraving, this print is a lifetime impression dated the year 1575 A.D. Rare print !
Condition: good print with margin. Handwork laid paper with watermark. Paper professionally cleaned. Outside of the print the right margin with completion and few tears in the margin professionally closed, hardly to be seen. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Ca. size: sheet 35.9 x 27.3 cm. Image 32.2 x 24.2 cm.
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Albrecht DUERER, 1471 - 1528. "The Entombment of Christ", antique copper engraving print dated 1512 A.D.

Albrecht DUERER (1471 - 1528).

 

"The Entombment of Christ", antique copper engraving print dated 1512 A.D. Signed with Dürer's monogram and dated. Bartsch 15, Meder 15 a (from a-e), Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 57. This print is a lifetime impression dated the year 1512 A.D.
Excellent print with watermark Meder No.62 "Oxhead". A true masterpiece of art.
Copper engraving sells with an Expert's report / Certificate of Authenticity.
Condition: excellent strong and clear print partly with very small margin, trimmed to and into the platemark. Handwork laid paper with watermark "Oxhead" (Meder watermark 62) to be seen the triangle and the 2 horizontal lines only, due to the small size of the sheet. Paper professionally cleaned. Verso remains of old mounting. In the right and upper margin backed thin places. The upper right corner (outside of the image) with completion and one small completion in the upper margin. The upper and right margin slightly rubbed. In view of the high age in good condition with few traces of ageing. No damages.
Ca. size leaf: 11.6 x 7.4 cm.
Price: 2,295.- Euro
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