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Aprilis P.S

Aprilis P.S

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Print shows a calendar illustration for the month of April, showing family members enjoying a leisurely day on the columned portico of a palace while gardeners are at work with Spring planting on the grounds to the right, with view of river and city in the distance. Includes the zodiac sign "Thaurus" at top center, and six lines of verse printed across the bottom.
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Signed on plate with initials on lower left.
Includes portion of a watermark at bottom center.
Illus. from: Menses XII anni solaris. Illustr:mo et generos:mo Domino D. Ferdinando Hoffman Libero Baroni in Grunpuhel et Strechau Domino in Grevenstain et Ianowitz Supremo Hereditario Ducatus Styriæ Curiæ Magistro Supremo Archiducatus Austriæ Marsalco Sacratiss. Caes. et Regiæ Maiestatis Consiliario et Seniori Cameræ Aulicæ Præfecto etc: Sac. Cæs. Mai. Sculptor Egidius Sadeler dedicat. [Prag.] : [Marcus Sadeler], 1607.
Purchase; Hubbard Fund; 1949.
Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).





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