Greek nobleman 1571 woodcut ethnic type portrait de Nicolay engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Een Grieckish Edelman.
(Ethnic, Cultural Costume, Greece, Nobility).
Issued c.1570, after Nicolas de Nicolay, likely Holland. Likely printed for a rare Dutch version of Les Navigations et Voyages.
Rare antique 16th century woodcut (copper engraved?) ethnic type print. Print depicts a 16th century Greek nobleman in sumptuous fur robes.
Print mounted long ago to larger backing sheet, light scattered browning from old glue, still with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Interesting early printed image of this now vanished type of individual and dress.
Print sheet measures c. 7 1/4"H x 5"W.
Printed area measures c. 6 1/4"H x 4 3/8"W.