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Prints 16-18th century
PICART, B., Cruelty Towards the Seven Brethren., antique map, old maps PICART, B. - Cruelty Towards the Seven Brethren.
Amsterdam, ca. 1705, In attractive colours.. 350x415mm. In very good condition on heavy hand made paper with a centrefold as issued.
An interesting copper engraving by Bernard Picart. It features different forms of torture including boiling and tooth extraction. It was engraved by Pool.

Bernard Picart (16731733), was a French Engraver. He was born in Paris, and died in Amsterdam. Most of his work was book-illustrations,...
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Estimates : $ 175 - $ 200
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William Hogarth - Charles Mosely , The Roast Beef of Old England, &c. , antique map, old maps William Hogarth - Charles Mosely - The Roast Beef of Old England, &c.
London, 1749, Coloured.. 375x445mm. Good condition, age toning to the margin off the impressed area. 445 x 375 mm plus wide original margins. Thick paper 2 small closed tears on the edge of the sheet.
The scene is at the Gate of Calais with a fat monk prodding a large sirloin of beef carried by a cook.
On either side are two French soldiers, one spills his bowl of thin soup as he gazes in amazement at the beef; on the left, three market women with crosses hanging from their necks admire a ska...
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Estimates : $ 350 - $ 400
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