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6 CRISPIN DE PASSE (1564?-1637), Crispin de Passe the Elder, or Crispin de Passe I, or Crispijn van de Passe I, born in Arnemuiden in 1564 and buried in Utrecht on March 6, 1637, was a Dutch draughtsman, engraver, illustrator, printer and publisher. Exceptional collection of 121 engravings including several complete suites bound in one volume in full vellum, smooth spine, small flaps, double gilt decoration framing the boards, gilt title and gilt motifs on the spine, clasps (missing buttons). Impeccable pastiche of 17th century binding. - Pl. 1-4 : The four elements : ignis, aer, aqua and terra, 4 engravings numbered 1 to 4 at the bottom, of 11 cm Ø surrounded by a decoration of different animals for each. The first one is signed at the bottom "Crisp. d. P. ". No place or date (late 16th-early 17th c.). Complete suite. - Pl. 5-17: Schemata XII Mensum, sive operationibus, et ad signa zodiaci applicatione, in quatuor anni partes divisa, 13 engravings including the title and the 12 months of 12,2 cm Ø. "Inventore M. de Vos sculpsit et excud. Crispi de Pas" [Maarten de Vos (1532-1603) and Crispin de Passe]. Without place or date (1590-1626). Engravings signed at the bottom. Complete suite. Maarten de Vos, Maerten de Vos, Martin de Vos or Marten de Vos born in 1532 in Antwerp, where he died in 1603, was a Flemish painter of religious, allegorical, historical and portrait subjects. - Pl. 18-27 : The Ages of Life. 10 engravings of 12 cm Ø. "Crispian van de Passe" to the 1st engraving. Without place or date (late 16th-early 17th c.). Complete suite. - Pl. 28-31 : History of Lot. 4 engravings of 10 cm Ø. "Crispian de Pass fecit et excudit" to each engraving. Complete suite. - Pl. 32- : History of Jesus Christ (incomplete, title missing), oval 13,7 x 10,5 cm. Additions of other plates. Unless otherwise noted, all are signed by Crispin de Passe Pl. 32: Histoire de Jésus-Christ: Annonciation. 1599. Pl. 33: Added plate: Annunciation, unsigned, 10 x 5.8 cm. Plate 34: History of Jesus Christ: Christmas. 1599. Plate 35: Story of Jesus Christ: Adoration of the shepherds. 1599. Plate 36: Story of Jesus Christ: Adoration of the Magi. 1599. Pl. 37: History of Jesus Christ: Circumcision. 1599. Pl. 38: History of Jesus Christ: Presentation in the Temple. MDXCXI (sic). Pl. 39: Added plate: The Holy Family, signed by Crispin, oval 13,5 x 9,5 cm. Plate 40: History of Jesus Christ: The Flight into Egypt. 1599. Plate 41: Added plate: Christ and Mary Magdalene. "Barth Spranger inventor, Crispin de Passe excudit." Bartholomeus Spranger (1546-1611) was a Flemish Mannerist painter, draughtsman, and engraver active at the Prague court of Rudolf II. 13.5 x 11.5 cm. Pl. 42: History of Jesus Christ: Jesus among the teachers. 1599. Plate 43: Added plate: Sacrifice of Isaac (same presentation). 1597. "Martin de Voss figuravit Crisp de Passe sc. Et exc." Plate 44: Added plate: crucifixion. 1596. "Mart. d. Voss Crispin de Passe imprimit" Plate 45: The descent from the cross. 1600. "Crispin de Passe excudit Coloniae" (realized in Cologne). Pl. 46: History of Jesus Christ: The Holy Women at the Tomb. "Bellange inventit Cr. De Pas exc." Jacques Bellange (ca. 1575-1616) was a painter, draftsman and aquafortist from Lorraine in the service of the ducal house. Pl. 47: The Resurrection. Martin de Voss and Crispin de Passe. Pl. 48: The Last Judgment. Signed. - Pl. 49-69: Saint Michael, Saint James, Saint Martin, the Good Shepherd, Jesus as a child, Saint Jerome, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Sebastian, Saint Remy, Saint Agnes, Saint Barbara, Saint Catherine, Charity, Lucretia, Saint Michael on horseback, Mors loquitur... signed. - Pl. 70 and 71 : two allegorical portraits 1592, not signed - Pl. 72 to 92 : 3 complete numbered series : the 7 virtues (faith, hope, charity, justice, prudence, strength, temperance), the 7 deadly sins (pride, gluttony, lust, anger, envy, sloth) the 7 liberal arts (grammar, dialectic, rhetoric, music, arithmetic, geometry, astronomy), signed. - Pl 93-97 : Title leaf (Viva et vera delineato...), 4 portraits : pope Clement VIII, Rodolphe II, Philippe II and Henri IV, signed. A flying engraving of a portrait of Henri IV added (not signed, certainly by another artist). - Pl. 98-121: various portraits, some signed or monogrammed.
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