CALLIGRAPHY -- DEMMELTRAADT, J.H. v. Miniature calligraphed texts of the Ten Commandments and the Lord's Prayer, both written in a circular space of Ø 18mm ("binnen den omtrek van een stuivertje"). The Ten Commandments written as a part of a still life (82 x 92 mm) in colour wash with books on a table and flowers in a vase, signed in pencil and mounted on a larger piece of fold. paper. The Lord's Prayer written in black ink on a circular space within decorative green and yellow borders. -- Added: Autograph letter by Demmeltraadt to J.H. Knoops with respect to these 2 miniature manuscripts, dated April 28th 1827, in which the calligrapher also claims that he did not use an eye-glass!
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