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Lust- und Lehr-reiche Sitten-Schule...Fabeln Aesopi

Fables

1705
Etched by Christoph Schmidt (German, born in 1632, active to 1677)


Place of Publication: Ulm, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein, German, v. 45, p. 82-83, no. 111 (1677 ed.)

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 8.4 x 4 cm (5 1/8 x 3 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1978.505

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 49 (of 51) etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Ulm: Johann Conrad Wohler, 1705) Duodecimo; 198 (of 206) leaves; contemporary blind-stamped marbled brown calf, marbled paperboard slipcase.

Frontispiece showing gathering of animals, illustrations to fables, including rhinoceros and four elephants for Fable 50.


Ulm: Johann Conrad Wohler, 1705

Provenance

Mr. Yves Henry Buhler, by whom given to MFA, December 13, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Yves Henry Buhler