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Books, Maps & Ephemera(#172BK) 15/03/2019 10:30 AM GMT Closed

Lot 86 of 207: De Negker, Jost Two woodcuts despicting German Landsknecht troops returning from the Emperor Maximillian's triumphant sack of Rome, c. 1530, framed and glazed. The Landsknechte were popular subjects for German illustrators of the period owing to their elaborate feathered, slashed, ruffled, knotted, puffed, padded and ringed clothing styles and insouciant attitude. They were most infamous at this period for their involvement in (and driving of) the sack of Rome - rich and Catholic, unlike the poo

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Estimate: £200 - £300

Books, Maps & Ephemera(#172BK)  15/03/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed