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1613–14
Calligrapher Christoph Fabius Brechtel (German, 17th century), Attributed to Stephan Brechtel (German), Calligrapher Sebastien Kurtz (German, 17th century), Engraved by Heinrich Ulrich (German, 17th century)


Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 4818; Doede, Deutsche Schreibmeisterbücher, 41

Dimensions

Overall: 17.4 x 23.7 x 1 cm (6 7/8 x 9 5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.52

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title and 13 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Nuremberg: Christoph Fabius Brechtel, 1613-1614) Quarto; 14 leaves; bound in leaves from early music manuscript, tan cloth box (black leather label)

Engraved writing samples


Nuremberg: Christoph Fabius Brechtel, 1613-1614

Provenance

H.P. Kraus, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, February 10, 1949.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund