273. [French]

DE LEU, Thomas. After Adriaen COLLAERT

Martyrologium Sanctarum Virginum.

Set of 24 engravings, c. 12 x 18 cm, signed and numbered in pl. "Thomas de Leu exc." (minor foxing, sm. spot on lower frame of pl. 20).

Stuck by upper corners under passe-partout.

Series of 24 female saints, without title page. The Antwerp Jesuits produced the collection and included short verses in the lower frame by their canon Lawrence Beyerlinck (1578-1627).
Ref. Not in Hollstein. For Collaert's edition: Hollstein IV: 260-283.

€ 1.500 / 2.000

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