68 5958 Leyden L van 1489 or 1494 1533 after
68/5958 Leyden, L. van (1489 or 1494-1533) (after). Jesus Christ as Salvator Mundi, the Apostles and the Holy Virgin with Child. Fourteen drawings by an anonymous artist, pen and bown ink, first half 17th cent., each ±11,5x7,5 cm., monogrammmed "L", on 17th cent. paper w. crowned double-headed eagle watermark, bound together in 19th cent. blindstamped dec. calf by J. SCHAVYE, Brussels.

- Upper joint sl. weak; a few scratches on front and back cover.

= Very delicately copied after of 13 (of 14) engravings from the series Christ and the Apostles (New Hollstein 86-98) (lacks the apostle Saint Matthias) and after the engraving showing the Holy Virgin and Child (New Hollstein 81). According to an annotation on first free endpaper, from the collection of Alphonse Willems, bibliographer of the Elzevier publishers. WITH a loosely inserted engraving by LUCAS VAN LEYDEN of the apostle St. John (trimmed to/ on the borderline, New Hollstein 90). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVIII.

€ (600-800) 900