Schriftuurlyke Geschiedenissen en Gelykenissen, van het Oude en Nieuwe Verbond [Vol. I]

Illustrated by Jan Luyken (Dutch, 1649–1712), Illustrated by Caspar Luyken (Dutch, 1672–1708), Portrait(s) designed by Arnold Houbraken (Dutch, 1660–1719), Portrait(s) designed by Arnold Boonen (Dutch, 1669–1729), Engraved by Pieter Sluyter (Dutch, 1675–about 1713), Publisher Widow of Pieter Arentz (Dutch, 18th century), Publisher Kornelis van der Sys (Dutch, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Van Eeghen-van der Kellen, v. 2, pp. 709ff., no. 442; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, 442


Overall: 26.5 x 21.4 x 4.8 cm (10 7/16 x 8 7/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 340 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: Widow of Pieter Arentz and Cornelis van der Sys, 1712) Quarto, two vols.; (v. 1) engraved title [6 ff.] 379 pp. [2 ff.]; (v. 2) eng. title [3 ff.] portrait [8 ff.] pp. 380-675 [3 ff.]; nineteenth[?]-century half black cloth, pink marbled paper boards.

Biblical illustrations, author portrait.

Amsterdam: Widow of Pieter Arentz and Cornelis van der Sys, 1712


Purchased by Roy Perkinson at antiques/book store, 1990s; his gift to MFA 27 June 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Roy and Jean Perkinson