Bust of a bearded Man (Doge Giovanni Cornaro?)
chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks in shades of brown, circa1632-1636, on laid paper, watermark Fleur-de-Lys in a crowned Escutcheon and countermark Shield with Initials DG, a fine impression of the first state (of two), printing with much relief
Block 288 x 218 mm.
Sheet 327 x 244 mm.
Christie's, London, 3 December 1975, lot 57 (£ 80).
Acquired at the above sale.
Hollstein 20
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