The Misers. From the celebrated Picture by Quintin Matsys in His Majesty's Collection Windsor Castle.Les Avares. D Apres le celibre tableau par Quintin Matsys de la galerie de sa Majeste au Chatea de Windsor.
[A. Friedel.] [n.d. c.1830.]
Lithograph on india, rare with large margins. 406 x 272mm. 16 x 10¾". Slight foxing bottom right
Misers sat at a table logging in a book their worth. Three bulging bags of coins, tied into one, sit on the table in front, with coins spread out to the right; a bird on a perch sits behind on the wall below the shelf. After the 'Blacksmith of Antwerp', Quentin Matsys (1466-1529).
[Ref: 24887] £90.00