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Emblemata partim moralia partim etiam civilia

1648
Illustrated by Crispin de Passe II (Dutch (worked in France), 1597–1670), Author Florent Schoonhoven (Dutch, 1594–1648), Printer Jan Jansson (Dutch, 1588–1664)


Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 217; Landwehr, Dutch emblem books, 607; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, XVI, p. 137, under no. 73

Dimensions

Overall: 15.7 x 20.5cm (6 3/16 x 8 1/16in.)

Accession Number

1988.503

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved frontispiece, portrait, and 74 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: Jan Jansson, 1648) Quarto; 124 leaves; contemporary vellum, rust cloth box.

Author portrait and emblematic illustrations


Amsterdam: Jan Jansson, 1648

Provenance

Ownership inscription dated 1649 ("Godfredi Swannas[?]"); John Eyre, 1871; Reverend David Jenks; Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, November 30, 1988.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow in memory of Michael K. Torf