[Dutch writing sheet.]
Gedrukt by de Erve de Weduwe J. van Egmont: op de Reguliors Breestraat, te Amsterdam [n.d., c.1780].
Scarce illustrated writing sheet, unused; hand-coloured woodcut on watermarked laid paper. 410 x 330mm, 16 x 13". Slightly tatty extremities, centre fold crease; vertical
Empty cartouches to top and bottom; vignette at each corner. The two lower scenes illustrate daily life; the top two depict religious ceremonies, including to left what appears to be a Jewish circumcision. Upper right is the Nativity, showing the Holy Virgin and Child visited by various figures. Numbered 'No.II' lower right. A rare and decorative item.
[Ref: 23520] £190.00