Fine large portrait engraving signed "M.B." Ca. 1700. Ahasverus FRITSCH.

Fine large portrait engraving signed "M.B." Ca. 1700.

Bust-length. Within oval textual border. 260 x 170 mm.

Slightly worn and creased at lower corners; laid down to backing sheet.

A German hymnodist, Fritsch authored a collection of sacred songs published in 1679 in Jena (RISM BVIII/1, 1679/02). Bach used his hymns as sources for Cantatas 57, 123, 398, 399, and 485.

Item #33485

Price: $325.00  other currencies

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