220. [Flemish]

COLLAERT, Johannes Baptista I; Karel VAN MALLERY, and Theodoor GALLE. After Maarten DE VOS

Circulus vicissitudinis rerum humanarum.

[Antwerp, J. Galle], c. 1638

8 engravings, c. 17,5 x 23 cm, numbered and signed (wide margins).

Stuck by upper corners under passe-partout.

Complete set of 8 engr., representing the "Cycle of the vicissitudes of human life" in the third edition published by Johannes Galle. Regarding the title by J.B. Collaert: instead of the single state mentioned in Hollstein, this series has a rare second state with the same address of all other pl., namely "Ion. Galle excudit Antwerpiae". The others are: 2. Wealth brings forth pride by Karel van Mallery. - 3. Pride brings forth envy, anonymous. - 4. Envy brings forth war by Karel van Mallery. - 5. War brings forth poverty, anonymous. - 6. Poverty brings forth humility by Theodoor Galle. - 7. Humility brings forth peace, Anonymous. - 8. Peace brings forth wealth by Karel van Mallery.
Ref. Hollstein XLIV: 1266-1271.

€ 1.200 / 1.500

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