The Winter

Winter, The. Richly tree-grown hilly landscape with church hamlet in the reversed middle distance and single property front right. In front team of oxen with the driver walking ahead, instructively loaded with long and, laterally, short wood. Behind peasant carrying off brushwood on a one-wheeled cart. Laterally left two huntsmen aiming at the slope. Etching. C. 17th century. Inscribed lower right: 4. 6⅞ × 9⅛ in (17.4 × 23.3 cm).

The  atmospheric  winter  sheet

of a Four Season set of Flemish style à la the younger Josse de Momper (1564-1635) etc. not identified here at present in marvelous impression of perfect preservation with margins 1.2-2.1 cm wide. – Five small traces of mounting on the back’s upper edge.

Offer no. 15,445 / EUR  830. / export price EUR  789. (c. US$ 954.) + shipping

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