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Title:: The Fifer Year:: 1555
Artist: Binck, Jakob After:  
Medium: engraving Provenance: W. E. Drugulin (Lugt 2612)
Period: German 16th Century School/Style: Little Master
Catalogs: Bartsch 71;
Hollstein 173;
Aumüller 120;
Price: $2,500.00
Description: Fine impression, considerably bettert than the Vienna impression reproduced in TIB, on laid paper with thread margins most of the way around, inky plate edges in places; the paper somewhat dusty. This ornately dressed military musician, with a sword slung across his lower back, plays a keyless transverse flute or fife. The print is very rare and lacking in the British Museum collection.