Lot 6567
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Interiors, Decorative Art, Books & Prints Auction | 11 September 2020
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[OPTICAL PRINTS] – [SEVEN CLASSICAL PLANETS] – COMPLETE SET of 7 late 18th-cent. handcol. engraved optical prints (with Latin, French, Italian & German caption),

all allegorical engravings related to the seven classical planets (resp. Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus & Saturn). All published by Georg Balthasar Probst (Augsburg, ca. 1770). All ca. 32 x 42 cm. & behind passepartout. (7x)

¶ Very rare complete set of a beautiful series published by the German print-maker Georg Balthasar Probst (1732-1801) comprising “SOL, planetarum primus, ejusque influentia [..]”; “LUNA, planetarum secundus, eiusque influentia [..]”; “MARS, planetarum tertius, ejusque influentia [..]”; “MERCURIUS, planetarum quartus, ejusque influentia [..]”; “IUPITER, planetarum quintus, ejusque influentia [..]”; “VENUS, sexta inter planetas, ejusque influentia [..]” & “SATURNUS, planetus septimus, ejusque influentia [..]”. – Occ. sl. (finger-)soiled in outer blank margins, but nevertheless in very good condition.

€ 400,00
€ 600,00
€ 550,00

Hamerprijs: € 550

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