Frau Gruniacula, a character with a grotesque face. Line engraving attributed to D. Custos.

  • Custos, Dominicus, -1612.
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1 print : line engraving ; image 13.9 x 11.8 cm


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One print in a set of not fewer than eight prints of grotesque heads, two of which are signed with the initials of Dominicus Custos. Impressions in the same set are found in the Raccolta delle Stampe "Achille Bertarelli", Milan. Prints in the Raccolta Bertarelli that are absent fom the Wellcome set: F. Von Labriana, F. von Muffiana, F. von Braiolova, and H. von Gruiniolon

References note

Jörg Diefenbacher, The new Hollstein German engravings, etchings and woodcuts 1400-1700. Dominicus Custos. Part I, Ouderkerk aan den Ijssel: Sound & Vision Publishers, 2022 (to be confirmed)


Wellcome Collection 3241i


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