29 June 2005
After Pieter Brueghel the Elder
Insidiosus Auceps, from The Set of large Landscapes (Bast., Holl. 10; L. 9)
etching with engraving, circa 1553, a very good impression, with narrow margins on three sides, trimmed just inside the platemark at the lower sheet edge, an unobtrusive drying crease, the upper left corner re-attached, with an associated small repair, a repaired tear at the upper sheet edge, some minor staining at the upper right sheet edge, a wormhole at the upper right of the subject, two further ones in the title, otherwise in good condition
P. 324 x 428 mm., S. 327 x 435 mm.
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