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Iconologia deorum, oder Abbildung der Götter

1680
Illustrated by Joachim von Sandrart (German, 1606–1688), Engraver Johan Jacob Sandrart (German, 1655–1698), Engraver Georg Christoph Eimmart (German, 1638–1704), Engraver Susanne Maria von Sandrart (German, 1658–1716), Engraver Johannes Meyer II (German, 1655–1712), Engraver Richard Collin (Netherlandish (France), 1627–about 1697), Printer Christian Sigmund Froberger (German, active 1678–1723), Publisher Michael Endter (German, 1613–1682), Publisher Johann Friedrich Endter (German, active 1661–1682)


Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 125; VD17 3:312576U; Hollstein, German, XL, p. 220-29, nos. 316-31 [Joh. Jac. Sandrart]; XLI, pp. 268-69, nos. 456-57 [Sus. Mar. Sandrart]

Dimensions

Overall: 38 x 26.2 x 6.5 cm (14 15/16 x 10 5/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

KBR846.1

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved frontispiece, portrait, and 34 plates

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Nuremberg: Christian Sigmund Froberger, for the author and Michael and Johann Friedrich Endter, 1680) Folio; 135 leaves, plus plates; contemporary vellum, rust cloth box. BOUND with Ovid, Metamorphoses, 1679 (KBR846.2)

Illustrations of allegorical designs after Sandrart, with portrayals of ancient gods; woodcut vignette of Hercules and the Bull on last leaf.


Nuremberg: Christian Sigmund Froberger, for the author and Michael and Johann Friedrich Endter, 1680

Provenance

Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (first curator of Prints, MFA, 1837-1900), by whom given to the MFA, October 20, 1898.

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler