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Emblems

1601
Crispin van de Passe, Sr. (Netherlandish, 1564–1637)


Catalogue Raisonné

Franken 1220-1227; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, 619-626

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 21.5 x 5.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.6.10

Medium or Technique

Set of eight engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Bound sets

(Antwerp: Crispin van de Passe, 1601) Folio; eight leaves; original gilt-stamped armorial green vellum binding (green cloth box). BOUND with: 50.6.1-9 and .11-.15 (Hoffmann album)

Eight oval allegorical personifications of virtues (Faith, strength, courage, vanity, etc.), within decorative borders


Antwerp: Crispin de Passe, 1601

Provenance

Ferdinand Hoffmann, Baron Gruenstein (1540-1607, Grünpichl and Strechau) given by him to his wife, Margaretha von Harrach; by descent through the Counts Harrach, to the Hradec Library; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, January 12, 1950.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund