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72 5784 Bruegel the Elder P 1526 1569 after
72 5784 Bruegel the Elder P  1526 1569  after
72 5784 Bruegel the Elder P  1526 1569  after
72 5784 Bruegel the Elder P  1526 1569  after
72 5784 Bruegel the Elder P  1526 1569  after
72 5784 Bruegel the Elder P  1526 1569  after
72 5784 Bruegel the Elder P  1526 1569  after
72 5784 Bruegel the Elder P  1526 1569  after
72/5784 Bruegel the Elder, P. (1526-1569) (after). The seven deadly sins. Complete series of the Seven Deadly Sins, each 22,5x29,4 cm., all w. engr. title, "P. Breughel inventor", "PAVE", "H. Cock. excude. cum. gratia et privilegio. 1558" (occas. w. some sm. variations) in lower margin of print and all w. engr. caption in Latin and Dutch below image, all w. broad margins (between 1 and 2,5 cm.).

- All prints fingersoiled in lower and right margin (partly in image); all prints w. vertical or oblique fold(s); occas. sl. darkened in blank outer margin(s).

"Ira": lower margin sl. frayed and partly strengthened on verso (closing one tear that reaches into caption); "Desidia": lower margin sl. frayed and partly strengthened on verso (closing one tear that reaches into the image), circular stain (Ø 1 cm.) partly in caption, lower blank right corner strengthened on recto; "Superbia": vague oblique fold in lower right corner and one vague flattened vertical fold; "Avaritia": closed tear in top margin reaching 3 cm. into image, one closed tear in lower blank margin (both strengthened on verso); "Gula": one closed tear in lower blank margin and one closed tear in lower blank margin reaching 4,2 cm. into image, lower right blank corner strengthened w. paper on recto; "Invidia": trifle frayed in lower margin; "Luxuria": sl. frayed in lower blank margin (w. one closed tear) and a few sm. stains in blank margins.

= Rare COMPLETE series, all in first state of 2, all on paper with watermark of Gothic P (cf Briquet 8689). New Hollstein (after Bruegel the Elder) 21-27; Hollstein III (after Breugel the Elder) 125-131; Hollstein IV (Cock) 236-242; Hollstein IX (Van der Heyden) 30-36; Van Bastelaar 125-131. SEE ILLUSTRATIONS ON TITLE-PAGE AND PLATE CX.

€ (22.000-25.000) 42500