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Portraits of Saints and Kings

about 1595
Thomas de Leu (French, about 1555–about 1612)


Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Dimensions

Overall: 15.1 x 8.9 x 3 cm (5 15/16 x 3 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.706.4

Medium or Technique

Set of 44 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Antwerp?: about 1595) Octavo; 44 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped fanfare-influenced brown morocco, brown cloth box (BOUND with 25.706.1-.3)

Engraved portraits of Christ and saints, martyrdoms, and kings (Clovis, Charlemagne, Louis)


Antwerp?: about 1595

Provenance

Horatio Greenough Curtis (1844-1922, inscription on front flyleaf "H.G. Curtis Paris June 1902); his widow, by whom given to the MFA, April 1925.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis