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    Sale 7612

    Old Master, 19th Century, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    1 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 6

    After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (circa 1525-1569)

    Desidia, from The Seven Deadly Sins (Bastelaer, Holl. 126; Lari 121)

    Price Realised  

    After Pieter Bruegel the Elder (circa 1525-1569)
    Desidia, from The Seven Deadly Sins (Bastelaer, Holl. 126; Lari 121)
    engraving, 1558, by P. van der Heyden, a fine impression of the only state, with an indistinct watermark, trimmed just outside the engraved border, occasional pale brown staining verso showing through, minor defects verso at the upper sheet edge, otherwise in generally good condition; with Ira (B. 125) from the same series, by and after the same hands
    S. 225 x 292 mm. (and similar) (2)


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