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Title: Aestas (Summer)

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Place / Date: Amsterdam / 1618

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 19.5 x 14 inches

Condition: VG-

Price: $575.00

Inventory ID: 33506


Description:

Finely engrave landscape with peasants along a roadside Creek, fishing, washing sheep and attending to the business of the day.  

One of a series of etchings of the four seasons, engraved by Hendrik Hondius, the Younger ca 1617, after a painting by David Vinckboons.

Hendrick Hondius was responsible for enraving the images of the spring and summer, the other two seasons were engraved by Simon Frisius and Andries Stock. 

 


Condition Description: Trimmed to the plate mark and remargined. Long repaired tear, with small area of facsimile in the sky.


References: Hollstein 22, Orenstein (New Hollstein) 71.


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