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De Bykorf des Gemoeds (The Beehive of the Mind)

De Bye Korf des Gemoeds

1711
Illustrated by Jan Luyken (Dutch, 1649–1712), Publisher Widow of Pieter Arentz (Dutch, 18th century), Publisher Kornelis van der Sys (Dutch, 18th century)


Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Landwehr 398; Praz, p. 407

Dimensions

Overall: 19.3 x 12.8 x 4.7 cm (7 5/8 x 5 1/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1982.795

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 101 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: Widow of Pieter Arentz and Kornelis van der Sys, 1711) Octavo; 208 leaves; vellum boards (tan cloth box).

Allegorical etched frontispiece; 100 etched emblematic illustrations


Amsterdam: Widow of Pieter Arentz and Kornelis van der Sys, 1711

Provenance

Annete van Vliet (inscription on front flyleaf); Charlotte and Arthur Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 1982.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow