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Publisher: HONDIUS, Hendrick, after VREDEMAN DE VRIES, Paul
Title: The Architectural Orders and the Five Senses - [Set of Five prints]
Published in: Den Haag, 1606-07, or/and 1620
   
Size: 9.3 x 14.0 inches.
23.5 x 35.5 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: In very good condition, full sheets (30 x 38,5 cm) with full margins, on thin laid paper with watermark: Crowned coat-of-arms, centrefolds as published,(flattened), all versos blank.
Some prints lighted toned and with minor discolouration.

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A complete set of five prints with depictions of the different building orders and the five senses by Hendrick Hondius, after Paul Vredeman de Vries, 1606/07, or/and 1620.

1. Thuscana Visus. Colonnade with columns of the Tuscan construction order. In the foreground a man with a crossbow and a sitting woman with a mirror in her hand. An eagle next to her. They represent the sense of sight. Bottom right: FF.

2. Dorica Auditus. Terrace of a building with Doric columns. In the foreground a man playing a string instrument for a woman. They represent the sense of hearing. Bottom right: GG.

3. Ionica Odor. Portal of a building with Ionic columns in an urban environment. In the foreground a woman smelling a flower sitting on a staircase. She represents the sense of smell. Bottom right: HH.

4. Corinthia Gustus. On the left the portal of a building with Corinthian columns. In the foreground, a woman sitting next to a basket of fruit, holding a tassa. It represents the sense of taste. In the background a pergola. On the right a fountain. Bottom right: II.

5. Composita Tactus. Portal of a building with composite columns. In the foreground a woman holding a parrot. On the right a boy who is bitten in the leg by a dog. They represent the sense of feeling. On the right a fishing boat at sea. Bottom right: KK.

All: Bottom left: 'Paul vred. vriese/P.V./P./Paul de vries Inventor/Invent'. Bottom right: Henr. Hondius formis/Hhondius formis [hagae-comits]/Hh form.'

Reference: Hollstein, Dutch 615, 616, 617, 618, 619 -1(2)



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