Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, Liège 1528–1598 Frankfurt)
sheet: 2 5/8 x 5 3/4 in. (6.6 x 14.6 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Not on view
Title page for a series of four plates, with the title lettered in German and French in an oval cartouche at center, surrounded by ornamental design with mask of a child's face at right and mask of a bearded man at left. At far left and right edge, segmented ovals with the artist's signature.
Inscription: At center, in cartouche: GROTISCH FUR ALLE KUNSTLER / GROTIS POVR TOVS ARTISIEN; at far left and far right: THEODOR DE BRY / FECIT ET EXCUD.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.