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