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    Nicolaas Beets. Lucas de Leyde. Brussels: G, Van Oest, 1913. Krown & Spellman retail: $65. 8vo. viii, 134pp, with ads. 1/2 morocco over marbled boards, spine banded, title gilt, rubbed at hinges. With a frontispiece and 32 illustrations. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Beets (1878-1963) "Assistant-director of the Print Room of the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum (1913-1920); specialist in early Dutch graphic art and painting; art seller. A number of contributions on his favorite painter, Lucas van Leyden, and other sixteenth-century Leiden artists soon appeared in various periodicals, including the Bulletin Nederlandse Oudheidkundige Bond and Oud Holland. He also did innovative research on drawings of Albrecht Dürer. In 1913 he wrote a monograph on Lucas van Leyden, published in French, Lucas de Leyde (Collections des Grands Artistes des Pays-Bas). In that same year, Beets obtained the position of assistant director."

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    January, 2015
    8th Thursday
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