1647 van Sichem Aesop Fable - Woodcut hand coloured - FOX & THE GOAT
1647 van Sichem Aesop Fable - Woodcut hand coloured - FOX & THE GOAT
1647 van Sichem Aesop Fable - Woodcut hand coloured - FOX & THE GOAT

1647 van Sichem Aesop Fable - Woodcut hand coloured - FOX & THE GOAT

$48.00 Dollar

Christoffel van Sichem II (ca. 1577-1658)

Beautiful hand coloured woodcut by Christoffel van Sichem II (ca. 1577-1658) issued for the Greek / Latin edition of Dutch neo-Latin poet, humanist and Leiden Professor of Greek, Daniel Heinsius (1580-1655).

Published 1647

Hand colouring later.

15.1 x 9 cm

A Goat and Fox went into a deep well to drink. Neither could get out alone. The Goat was talked into helping the Fox who then left the Goat on his own.

Look before you leap.

Offered on full text leaf with complete fable.