Propriétaire: Casa de los Tiros, Museo de la Ciudad de Granada, Grenade, Spain. This etching from the 16th century is a view of the city of Grenade, Andalusia. The artist is Jonie Hoefnagel, descended from a famous Flemish family of miniaturist and printer. The engraving has been coloured with watercolours. Condition : multiple folds, tears and losses because the paper is very brittle ; superficial dust and dirt ; no suitable storage package. Treatment : mechanical cleaning with a soft brush, lining and infills with pre-tinted Japanese tissue and wheat starch paste ; phase box made to measure with permanent paper.


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