29 June 2005
After Pieter Brueghel the Elder
The Skaters before the Gate of St. George at Antwerp (Bast., Holl. 205; L. 163)
engraving, 1553, by F. Huys, with a Hand and Flower watermark, a fine impression of the first state (of two), with margins, the lower sheet edge slightly uneven with a small stain and a small paper loss, otherwise in good condition
P. 232 x 296 mm., 255 x 331 mm.
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