[September, from a set of months of the year]September. / Ventivolante lepus pedibus superatur abumbro, Grex Agitur Campis; poma leguntur agris [...]
Etching and engraving, sheet 275 x 345mm (10¾ x 13½"). Trimmed inside platemark.
Shepherd leading a bull, milkmaid on the right, and the town of Ingolstadt in the background. An annual harvest festival. 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: 34537] £320.00