Delaune, Etienne (1518-1595)

September [The twelve months (complete set)]

Nineth engraving from the suite of 12 entitled ‘Première Suite des Mois de l’Année’ with an allegory of the month of September. Wreaths with sacks of seeds, bones and grapes decorate the frame; the medaillon at the top center contains the zodiacal sign of the Libra. In the central composition men are tilling and sowing in the fields At the bottom on a cartouche: ‘Uuas September fundit, & suauia vina / Solamen fessis viribus curisq. molestis / Cum pri Regis’. On the bottom right nr. ´30´

Engraving on paper, trimmed within platemark; total: 177 x 241 mm. State I/2 before plate numbering. Some reinforcement on the back, especially on top left margins

Incl. VAT  605,00

Excl. VAT  500,00

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