The Eight Wonders of the World
the complete set of eight engravings, 1572, on laid paper, each with watermark Stag (similar to Briquet 3324, circa 1571), fine impressions of the first state (of two and three, respectively), printing with wiping marks, the guidelines still printing in places
Plate & Sheet 212 x 262 mm. (and similar)
Sotheby's, London, 29 June 1993, lot 46.
Eric G. Stanley (1923-2018), Oxford; acquired at the above sale (through Artemis Fine Arts, London).
New Hollstein 513-520
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The set includes: the Pyramids of Giza; the Lighthouse at Alexandria; the Statue of Zeus at Olympia; the Colossus of Rhodes; the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus; the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus; the Colosseum at Rome.
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