Title 1878 FLEMISH MASTER Antwerp School Quentin Mastys DURER Harper Monthly March 334
Binding No Binding
Book Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾
Publisher New York Harper's Monthly Magazine 1878
Seller ID 000493
1878 FLEMISH MASTERS Antwerp School Quentin Mastys ALBERT DURER Author: Mason, E. Title: Old Flemish Masters Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1878. Notes: A 7 page article on the history of Flemish master painters and artisans in the late 1400's to mid 1500's. Contains 5 illustrations of examples of engraving work including metalwork of the period. Covers Quentin Matsys in detail - (1466-1529) was a painter in the Flemish tradition and a founder of the Antwerp school. He was born at Leuven, where legend states he was trained as an ironsmith before becoming a painter. Matsys was active in Antwerp for over 20 years, creating numerous works with religious roots and satirical tendencies. Condition: Complete article removed from within original Harper's Monthly Magazine. Original wrapers-bound removed and missing. First two pages loose from text block. Now enclosed in a archival crystal-clear magazine slip.