7 December 2010
Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502-1550)
Customs and Fashions of the Turks ('Les Moeurs et fachons de faire de Turcs avecq' les Regions y appartenantes...')(Holl. 4)
woodcut frieze printed from ten blocks, circa 1533, on seven joined sheets, watermark Shield with Horn, fine, clear and even impressions, lacking the frieze and entablature with the letterpress legend, with 10-25 mm. margins above and below, and 30-50 mm. margins at the ends, folded in six places, some minor staining where the sheets are attached, a few short tears and minor stains in the margins, generally in very good condition
B. 298 x 4455 mm., S. 340 x 4525 mm.
P. H. Lankrink (1628-1692), London (L. 2090).
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L. Silver, E. Wyckhoff (ed.), Grand Scale - Monumental Prints in the Age of Dürer and Titian, exh. cat, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley (Mass.), et al., 2009-2009, no. 38.
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