[July, from a set of months of the year]Julius. / Et fugit et trepidat; si cor par cornibus esst, staret in adversos bellua tuta canes [...]
Etching and engraving, sheet 280 x 345mm (10¾ x 13½"). Trimmed inside platemark.
Hunting party, with a stag attacked by hounds. One of a set of prints representing the months of the years, engraved after a set of tapestries designed by Peter de Witte (c.1612-14) now in Munich. De Witte's preparatory drawing is in the Staatliche Grafische Sammlung, Munich. De Witte worked with Vasari in Florence before joining the court in Munich.
[Ref: 34535] £320.00