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    Sale 7570

    Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints

    2 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 11

    After Pieter Bruegel the Elder

    The Seven Virtues (Holl. 132-138; L. 127-133; N. Holl. 13-19)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    After Pieter Bruegel the Elder
    The Seven Virtues (Holl. 132-138; L. 127-133; N. Holl. 13-19)
    the complete set of seven engravings, circa 1559, by Philips Galle, good to very good impressions, all first state (of two) or only state, Fides with watermark Small Jug with Flower, Iusticia with watermark Gothic P with Flower, the others with indistinct watermarks or without, Prudentia with small margins, the others trimmed to or just outside the borderline, Prudentia with a short tear at the upper sheet edge and small, repaired paper losses at the upper right and lower left corners, Temperantia with a tear at upper right corner, other, smaller defects at the sheet edges, the others generally in good to very good condition
    S. 229 x 298 mm. (and similar) (7)


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