Newes Gradesca Büchlein
- Newes Gradesca Büchlein
Title-page with a strapwork cartouche flanked by female personifications of sculpture and painting; at upper left and right putti holding a burin and a square and pair of dividers; title-page to a series of thirteen plates of grotesque panels. 1607
- Published in: Augsburg
- (Europe,Germany,Bavaria,Schwaben (region),Augsburg)
- Height: 191 millimetres
- Width: 138 millimetres
Inscription ContentLettered on the cartouche at centre: 'Newes/ GRADESCA/ Büchlein/ Durch Lucas Kilian/ Burger in Augspurg/ und/ Kupferstecher/ gradiert und an tag/ geben' and dated in the cartouche at lower centre.
BM has the title-page and eleven of the thirteen plates (Plates 10 and 13 wanting).
German XVIIc Mounted Roy
1995 Feb-Apr, Manchester, Whitworth AG (Sth Bank), The Grotesque
1995 Apr-Jun, Exeter, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, The Grotesque
1995 Oct-Nov, Leeds City AG & Museum, The Grotesque
Prints & Drawings
Plate 1: Grotesque panel with a Turk sitting backwards on a donkey chased by wasps; at centre; HL grotesque figures playing an organ and a harp at lower centre; male figures playing a lute and viola da gamba at centre l and r; from a series of thirteen plates with grotesque panels. 1607 Etching
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Object reference number: PPA92543
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