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Wood Engraving Printing Blocks, New Testament, Late 19th Century, Three Examples.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1259
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Wood Engraving Printing Blocks, New Testament, Late 19th Century, Three Examples. Three end-grain wood engraved blocks depicting Jesus on a throne, Joseph and Mary leaving Egypt on a donkey with the pyramids in the background, and Jesus in the water with another man; one wood block with a stamp on the back from Leipzig, other inscriptions in ink that may be in French, blocks with some edge cracks, each 8 x 5 1/2 in. (3)
Estimate $200-300


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Mary, Joseph, Leipzig, Egypt, Art genres, Arts, Engraving, Jesus, Relief printing, Visual arts, Wood engraving, Woodblock printing

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