158. [Dutch]

HOEFNAGEL, Jacob. After Joris HOEFNAGEL

Flos cinis (Insects, fruits and flowers around a moth).

Engraving, 15 x 20,6 cm, hand-coloured, unidentified watermark (underlaid, trimmed outside the platemark).

Stuck by corners under passe-partout.

Nicely coloured plate from the series "Archetypa studiaque patris Georgii Hoefnagelii" (12 pl.) with Latin emblematic quote: "Lilia agros, virtusque viros, coelum astra coronant. Ut leo vir fortis dulce & amara bibit."
Ref. Hollstein IX: 17-64. - Vignau-Wilberg 2017: G11.

€ 300 / 400

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