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Frisius, Simon Wijnants (1580-1629) after Tempesta, Antonio (1555-1630) - FAECUNDA QUAM SIT ACRIS INGENI.... [Battles of Cavalry: Series title]

Eight more prints out of ten from the seires by Frisius representing varous stages of Battles of Cavalry. All plates are numbered. From the collection Pim van Eekelen, with collector's mark on the verso of each print. 1) Title: 'FAECUNDA QUAM SIT ACRIS INGENI....' signed on the bottom:'Antonius tempestius Inventor' to the right:'R. Lubbaeus' and on the bottom:'et Wilhel: Ianss: excud: Amsterodami' on a cartouche surrounded with weapons, armors and war musical instruments; 2) Soldiers with lances on horseback gathered on the right; the battle is taking place in the left background. Signed on the bottom: 'Ant: Temp: inu:' numbered '2' and on the bottom right: 'S. Frisius fec.' 3) Man in feathered hat on horseback in center talking to a figure holding a spear; cannons are pulled by teams of oxen on left. Signature and number along bottom edge to right:'Ant:tem:inu / 3'; 4) Battle in center about to take place between two sets of cavalry approaching each other. Signature and number along bottom edge to right of center:'Ant: temp: in: / 4' 5) Battle taking place along a fortification with three large towers and a gate. Signature and number in bottom right:'Ant: temp: in: / 5' 6) Soldier on horseback stabbing a fallen soldier with a lance, numbered on the bottom left corner:'6', monogram in bottom right along the edge: 'AT'; 8) three soldiers on horseback in center heading towards a battle involving elephants; signature and number just left of center:'Ant:temp:in: 8'; 10) Soldiers foraging after a battle, signature and number in bottom left corner:' / 10' the 0 almost gonel Etching and engraving on paper; with small margins; 1) platemark: 97 x 274, total: 115 x 282 mm, state II/2, some stains and light brown ink inscription in the central shield 2) platemark: 99 x 273 mm, total: 117 x 280 mm, only state 3) platemark: 97 x 27
EUR 546.25 [Appr.: US$ 583.61 | £UK 468 | JP¥ 90046] Book number 60332

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