Johann Theodor de Bry (Netherlandish, Strasbourg 1561–1623 Bad Schwalbach)
after Sebald Beham (German, Nuremberg 1500–1550 Frankfurt)
Sheet: 1 15/16 × 9 1/4 in. (5 × 23.5 cm)
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Not on view
Six couples of well-dressed figures dancing to music played by a group of four musicians at left. From a series of five plates, after the woodcut by Sebald Beham (Pauli 1245).
Inscription: At lower left: DE BRY FE. ET EXCUD.; in three columns, across bottom: HIC PUDOR, HIC MORUM PROBITAS HIC AULICA SUADA, / ET LEPOR, & VITA GENEROSA MODESTIA GLISCIT. / QUID MIRUM, DIVAS ULTRO SI DIA SEQUANTUR.
Gustav Mayer; Princes of Liechtenstein, Vaduz and Vienna; Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.