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Van Sichem, Christoffel (Christopher) [I]
Diederick Snyder Den Eersten Ada Myt Ende Naect Loopep -Original Woodcut Portrait By Christopher Van Sichem
Arnheim: Christoffel Van Sichem, 1605. Original Woodcut 1st Printing. No Binding. Fine. 13.3 x 18.4 Cm. Original Engraving Of Anabaptist Leader Diederick Snyder Den Eersten 7 1/2" X 5 1/2", One Of A Series Of Fine Woodcut Portraits Executed By Van Sichem, All Rare. Torso Portrait, With Figures At Top, Those On Left Clothed, Those On Right Nude, With Text Expressions Coming From Their Heads. A Fine Example, Trimmed To Plate Mark, Mounted. A Very Fine Example With Wide Margins. Christoffel Van Sichem Was A Dutch Golden Age Woodcutter And Engraver. Part Of A Large Collection Of Original Antique Engravings Formed By A Southern California Artist In The Early To Middle Twentieth Century. Each Plate Has Small Glue Marks On Reverse Where They Were Tipped In To An Album.
Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books, Pasadena, Member IOBA [Pasadena, CA, U.S.A.]

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