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8 Antique Master Prints-SEVEN WONDERS-ANTIQUE WORLD-Tempesta-1608
- 8 Antique prints, titled: 'Septem orbis admiranda', Set of seven prints with associated title page: the seven wonders of the antique world, each shown during construction. As such each print shows figures related to construction: builders, engineers and architects. Etching, on hand laid paper, watermarks: Crossed C and cross of Lotharingen and five pointed foolscap. Description: Famous series of the seven Wonders of the world, 'Septem orbis admiranda', published in 1608 by Josse de Rycke. State: II (2). Ref: Bartsch XVII, p. 103, nrs. 1453-1459. Artists and Engravers: Made by A. Tempesta after own design. Antonio Tempesta (ca. 1555-1630) was a Rome born artist, who specialised in etchings. His prints with hunting scenes, biblical matter etc. attracted great popularity in the early 17th. Century and were copied widely. Condition: Good, with small margins. Nice impressions with some old folds and gluestains verso. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. Storage location: R1-116 LA The overall size is ca. 11.4 x 9.1 inch. The image size is ca. 11.2 x 8.7 inch. The overall size is ca. 29 x 23 cm. The image size is ca. 28.5 x 22.2 cm.
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