Bloemaert, Abraham Cornelisz. (1564/66-1651), Bloemaert, Frederick (ca.1614-1690), Visscher, Claes Jansz/Nicolaus (ca. 1587-1652)

Etching and Engraving/Ets en Gravure: Januarius / January [The months. Landscape with figures].

Allegorical representation of the month January. A young woman is sitting on the left, surrounded by three children, two warming up their hands on some coal. On the right, a frozen canal with skaters (schaatsers op het ijs). Signed and titled below: ‘Januarius / ‘t Amsterdam bij Nicolaus Visscher met Privil:’; numbered below on the right: ‘1’.
Partially hand colored with brown, red and yellow.

Etching and engraving on paper, hand colored with margins; plate mark: mm, total: mm; state II/2; watermark with fool’s cap; smudges on the external margins, due to handling. Two holes on the most external left margin, possibly due to a former simple binding. Date of print between 1600-1650.

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