• Old Master, Decorative, Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 5867

    Old Master, Decorative, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    16 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 8

    After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569) by Frans Huys

    Armed Four-Master Sailing towards a Port (Bartsch, Hollstein 99, Lari 96; New Hollstein 63)

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525-1569) by Frans Huys
    Armed Four-Master Sailing towards a Port (Bartsch, Hollstein 99, Lari 96; New Hollstein 63)
    engraving, 1561-65, watermark Strasbourg Lily, a good impression of the third state (of four), with margins, with a 15 mm. tear at the right sheet edge at centre, some minor staining mainly at the upper corners, otherwise in good condition; with two others from the series: Armed Three-Master with Daedalus and Icarus in the Sky (Bast., Holl. 101; L. 98; N.H. 65), second state (of three), with margins, a large paper loss at the upper right corner, some stains and creases; and Armed Four-Master putting out to Sea (B., H. 102; L. 99; N.H. 66), some stains and creases, otherwise in good condition
    P. 275 x 216 mm., S. 290 x 228 mm. (and similar) (3)


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