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Meisner, Daniel (1585-1625)
Utrecht in Hollandt.
"Hand coloured copperplate etching/engraving of the Dutch city of Utrecht. Accompanied by the Latin motto 'Considera, Quid, Cui et Quo', meaning 'Consider how, and what, to whom and whither'. Further description in Latin and German on the bottom of the print. The motto is pictured in front of the city by a group of three men, the middle one holding up a lock, and two foxes, one with a prey in his beak. ca. 1640.Overall size: 14,8 x 19,1 cm; plate size: 9,8 x 14,4 cm. Very good state. Some age related discolouration and reinforced upper corners on the verso. Handlaid paper with watermark.".Print number E55 originates from 'Daniel Meisner, Sciographia Cosmica (...), Nürnberg, P. Fürst, 1638-1642'. After Meisner's Thesaurus Philo-politicus (...), 1623-1632. This series of 830 emblematic prints contained eighty prints concerning Dutch and Belgian cities.(Meissner)
Bookseller: Antiquariaat A.G. VAN DER STEUR
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