Opera Alberti Dureri. Das ist alle Bücher des weitberühmbten und künstreichen Mathematici und Mahlers Albrechten Durers von Nürenberg

Underweysung der Messung
Etliche underricht zu befestigung der Stett Schloss und flecken
Vier Büchen von menschlicher Proportion

1604
Illustrated by Albrecht Dürer (German, 1471–1528), Printer Jan Jansen (Netherlandish, died in 1630)


Place of Publication: Arnheim, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

VD17 3:315265B; Meder, Books, XXVI (4th Germ. ed.), XXVIII (4th Germ. ed.), XXIX (2nd Germ. ed.); Hollstein, German, 26d, 27f, 28b

Dimensions

Overall: 31.8 x 21.3 x 4.5 cm (12 1/2 x 8 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

BR480

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Arnheim: Jan Jansen, 1604) Folio; 253 leaves; nineteenth-century half blind-stamped brown calf (red label), pastepaper boards.

Illustrations from Albrecht Dürer’s treatises on measurement, perspective, and letter construction; fortifications; and human proportion.


Arnheim: Jan Jansen, 1604

Provenance

Thomas Gaffield, by whom given to the MFA, October 1895.

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gaffield