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Fürmalung und künstlich Beschreibung der Horologien

1544
Illustrated by Hans Holbein, the Younger (German, 1497 or 1498–1543), Author Sebastien Munster (1489–1552), Printer Heinrich Petri (Swiss, 1508–1578)


Place of Publication: Basel, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein, German, XIVA, pp. 174-77, no. 88.

Dimensions

Overall: 29.6 x 20.6 x 3.5 cm (11 5/8 x 8 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

KBR216.2

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts, initials, and diagrams

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1544) Folio; 87 leaves; 19th-century half parchment, marbled paper boards, gilt-tooled red morocco spine label; dark tan cloth box. BOUND with Dürer, Underweysung der Messung (KBR216.1).

Illustrations of sundials; figurative initials.


Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1544

Provenance

Anselm Franz Joseph Liel (book label; perhaps man of that name who was Staatsprokurator of Koblenz in early 19th cen.); Sylvester R. Koehler, Boston (1837-1900; first Curator of Prints, MFA), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler