230. [Flemish]

GALLE, Philips

Misery of human life.

[Antwerp], P. Galle, 1563

6 engravings, 18,5 x 24 cm, numbered, signed (wide margins, lower margin sl. toned).

Stuck by upper corners under passe-partout.

Complete series, 1st edition, each with Latin verses in letterpress by Hadrianus Junius: 1. Man is born naked. - 2. Man has to learn everything. - 3. Man meets dangers and diseases. - 4. Man is pestered by sins. - 5. Man is endangered by poverty, imprisonment and death. - 6. Man always fights.
Ref. New Hollstein (Philips Galle), 287-292.

€ 1.200 / 1.500

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