Auction 353 Prints & Drawings

CATCHPENNY PRINTS -- "GENESIS AEN HET VII CAPITTEL". Amst., Gysbert de Groot Keur, n.d. (c. 1740). Large woodcut w. cold. patches of orange and blue. 400 x 300 mm (sheet size). (In fine condition, apart from a very small hole in image and some marginal fraying).

For the print of Noah's Ark a 16th c. woodcut was used. In the background there is a heavy storm and the water is rising. People and animals are drowning. In the foreground, pairs of different animal species board Noah's ark. Below the image a text in letterpress. - De Meyer, p. 148-52, p. 364, on p. 149 an earlier edition (Widow De Groot) is depicted.

€ 150

result € 800

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