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Pompa introitus honori serenissimi principis Ferdinandi Austriaci

1641 [i.e., 1642]
Illustrated by Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640), Etched by Theodor van Thulden (Netherlandish, 1606–1669), Engraved by Jacob Neeffs (Netherlandish, 1610–after 1660), Engraved by Paul (Paulus) Pontius (Netherlandish, 1603–1658), Author Jean Gaspard Gevaerts (Flemish, 1593–1666), Printer Jan Meurs (Flemish, 17th century)


Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet II, 1575; Lipperheide Sd20; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, XIV, p. 139, no. 81 (Neefs); XXX, pp. 122-34, nos. 100-41 (van Thulden)

Dimensions

Overall: 55.8 x 40.3 x 5 cm (21 15/16 x 15 7/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.1032

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title page, engraved portrait, 42 etchings, engraved view, and numerous smaller engravings in text

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Antwerp: Jan Meurs, 1641[i.e., 1642]) Folio; 106 leaves, plus plates; contemporary gilt-stamped armorial vellum binding (beige linen box).

Engraved allegorical title page after Rubens; illustrations of decorative arches and statues, including details of individual scenes; portrait of Prince Ferdinand after Rubens; engravings of ancient coins interspersed within the text


Antwerp: Jan Meurs, 1641[i.e., 1642]

Provenance

Unidentified armorial binding; Countess d'Edla (born Elise Hensler, 1836-1929), by whom bequeathed to MFA, March 1930.

Credit Line

Bequest of the Countess d'Edla