[The World of Wise Men]Mondo de Savii / Questa de savij e la felice stanza / In cui d'ogni virtu belleza splende [...]
Etching with hand-colouring and gold-leaf, sheet 240 x 170mm (9½ x 6¾"). Trimmed to image on 3 sides.
Allegorical scene showing the rewards of virtue. Inside the central oval are figures demonstrating healing, justice, charity and other virtues, while in the corners of the sheet outside the oval are vices such as alchemy, sorcery and drunkenness. Published by Giovanni Antonion Remondini (1634-1711), founder of the Remondini print publishing company which operated in Bassano del Grappa until 1860.
[Ref: 38864] £360.00