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The Large Village Fair - Cornelis Dusart prints

The Large Village Fair

By Cornelis Dusart

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The Large Village Fair - Cornelis Dusart print

Cornelis Dusart
1685

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Date: 1685

Medium: etching

Edition size: unknown

Sheet size: 26.8 x 33.7 cm

Condition: excellent

Signature: unsigned

Price: poa

Description:

The Large Village Fair, 1685

Etching
268 x 337 mm.; 10 1/2 x 13 1/4 inches

Watermark:
Arms of Amsterdam

Provenance:
H. Freiherr von und zu Aufsess (Lugt 2749)
M. Menge (Lugt 1893a).


Reference:
Hollstein 16

Notes:

A fine, early impression (before spots on the sky) of one of Dusart’s major works.

Concerning the provenances of this etching:

Hans von Aufsess (1801 - 1872) was a great book lover and a collector of Old Master prints. He was one of the founders, in 1852 of the Germanisches Museum in Nürnberg and was that museum’s director until 1862.

Mas Menge (died in 1945) was a famous violinist, who also collected Old Master prints and drawings.

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