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Doetecum, Joannes Van 1528/1532-1605"
[Original engraving/gravure] Blauwe Huyck, plate c; 23 scenes of Dutch proverbs (23 spreekwoorden)."
1626. 23 scenes of literal depictions of proverbs, accompanied by the texts. Upper left: 'De trouwe is lichter als e? pluijm.' Lower right: 'Dat sluijt gelijck e? tanghe up een verrken.' Third plate in a series of four with in total 88 proverbs, intended to be mounted as a horizontal frieze. Copper plates in inventory of Joannes van Doetecum the Younger, 26 I 1626: 'Vyer platen van de blauwe hoeyck' (section: 'Gemeene platen'). The format is likely inspired by a print of Frans Hogenberg titled 'Die Blau Huicke', c. 1558.The title 'the Blue Cloak' refers to the proverb illustrated in the lower centre of a woman placing a cloak over her husband in"
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