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Price: EUR 50,00

[Colour Plate] Poussin

[The birth of Jesus] For unto you is born this day in the city of David a saviour which is Christ the Lord. 2nd. Luke 11th. (..)

London, Published by Roake & Varty, Booksellers & Stationers to National & Infant Schools. 31, Strand. Ca 1830. 72 x 51,5 cm. Hand coloured engraving. Folds once.

Slight text loss in the lower right corner. Several tears to the margins. A few a couple of centimeters into the image area. Some of them repaired with brown paper strips at the back.

A large illustration to Luke 11, the birth of Jesus. A dramatic scene depicted in a simplistic manner with strong colours Engraved by R. Mimpriss after an original by Poussin.

Item No: 4108