Architecture, Antique classical columns
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For identification purposes: This copper etching bears Nr. 3 left corner.
Copper etching by Hans Vredeman de Vries (1527-1607)
Published in "Variae Architecturae formae" by de Vries
Published by Theodor Galle
Original antique print
De Vries was fascinated with architecture. He studied extensively every book on architecture available in the Netherlands. Especially the works of Sebastiano Serlio. His fascination specialized in the De Vries became a master in the depiction of architectural perspective, Ornamentic and garden architecture.
This etching shows the individual parts of a corinthian column including samples of architrave and frieze
Condition of print: Trimmed along the black bordering line. There is no margin beyond. Lightly age-toned. Very strong, excellent impression. Mounted in the corners on light cardboard.
30 x 23,5 cm (ca. 11.8 x 9.2")