Requires Photography

Vivae omnium fere imperatorum imagines

1557
Illustrated by Hubert Goltzius (Netherlandish, 1526–1583), Cut by Joos Gietleughen (Netherlandish, 16th century), Printer Gillis van Diest (Netherlandish, 16th century)


Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet II, 1653-54; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, VII, p. 201, nos. 1-134; VIII, p. 139, no. 1; Bialler, Chiaroscuro, 2

Dimensions

Overall: 34.7 x 25.7 x 5.5 cm (13 11/16 x 10 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.1065

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with chiaroscuro etched and woodcut title page, 132 chiaroscuro etchings with woodcut, 16 blank etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Antwerp: Gillis van Diest, 1557) Folio; 171 leaves; contemporary blind-stamped and rolled white pigskin binding (damaged).

Ornamental title border with author portrait; three-color illustrations of antique medallion portraits of emperors


Antwerp: Gillis van Diest, 1557

Provenance

The children of Dr. James B. Ayer, by whom given to the MFA, 1922.

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Dr. James B. Ayer