Marcus de Bye (1638/39-after1688) – Group of Four Sheep prints c1664
etching – platemark 11.6 x 14.5 cm. Paper trimmed close to platemark.
Unframed – Set of 4 Price : £96
Four etchings from a Series of Sixteen Plates of Sheep based on drawings by Paulus Potter (1625-1654).
Clockwise from top left:
Two Sheep lying in a landscape #14 from series, reference: Hollstein 92, Bartsch 92
Five Sheep in a landscape #5 from series, reference: Hollstein 83, Bartsch 83
Two Sheep in a landscape #13 from series, reference: Hollstein 91, Bartsch 91
Eight Sheep in a landscape #6 from series, reference: Hollstein 84, Bartsch 84
First printed c1664, these printed between 1664 and 1700.
Published by Nicolaes Visscher I
Condition: Nice impressions in good condition.
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