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Icones imperatorum romanorum

1645
Illustrated by Hubert Goltzius (Netherlandish, 1526–1583), Woodcuts by Christoffel Jegher (Dutch, 1596–1652 or 1653), Engraver Cornelis Galle, Sr. (Netherlandish, 1576–1650), After Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640), Editor Jean Gaspard Gevaerts (Flemish, 1593–1666), Balthasar Moretus (Flemish, 1574–1641)


Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein IX, p. 194, nos. 208-353

Dimensions

Overall: 33.8 x 23.5 x 6.2 cm (13 5/16 x 9 1/4 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

KBR315

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title page and 145 chiaroscuro woodcuts [incomplete]

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Antwerp: Balthasar Moretus, 1645) Folio; 158 leaves [of 222, lacking pp. 137-264, and two ll. at front and back]; contemporary blind-stamped pigskin[?]

Engraved title page after Rubens; two-colored chiaroscuro woodcut medallion portraits of classical and contemporary rulers


Antwerp: Balthasar Moretus, 1645

Provenance

Early ownership inscriptions (one inside upper cover effaced; others on titles indecipherable; a further set of initials inside upper cover); Sylvester R. Koehler, first curator of prints, MFA (1837-1900), by whom given to MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler