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The life of mankind from the Fall of Man to the Flood: episodes in the book of Genesis, IV-VII. Engravings by Jan Sadeler, 1586, after M. de Vos.

Vos, Maarten de, 1532-1603.
Date
1586
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Description

Engraved titlepage bearing dedication to Ferdinand Archduke of Austria, followed by fourteen engravings numbered II-XIIII showing episodes from the family life of Adam and Eve with their young children to Noah's flood

Publication/Creation

Antuerp. [Antwerp] ; Moguntiae [Mainz] : J. Sadeler auct. & scalp, 1586.

Physical description

15 prints : engraving ; platemarks approximately 21 x 26 cm

Lettering

Bonorum et malorum consensio & horum præmia, illorum pœna. ... J. Sadeler auct. & scalp. ; Martin de Vos figuravit ; Joann. Sadler excud. Antwerpiae

Publications note

Lettering on individual prints names J. Sadeler as author, engraver and printer, and Maarten de Vos as designer, e.g. no. XIIII "J. Sadeler author scalps. et excud. ; M. de Vos figuravit"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 654807i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin


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