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Woodcuts, Engravings, Illustrations Cut from Books, Approximately Forty Pieces, 15th-19th century.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
602
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Woodcuts, Engravings, Illustrations Cut from Books, Approximately Forty Pieces, 15th-19th century. Including a leaf from the Nuremberg Chronicle; Sebastian Brandt-style woodcut of an apothecary's shop; German engraved portrait of an especially large baby; engraved portrait of Archee, royal court jester and little person; the small engraving Mors omnia aequat, 1614, by Lucas Kilian after Barthel Beham; and others.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Lucas Kilian, Sebastian Brandt-style, Barthel Beham, German art, Nuremberg Chronicle, Visual arts, Woodcut

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