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Vorstelijcke warande der dieren; waer in de Zeden-rijcke Philosophie, Poëtisch, Morael, en Historiael, vermakelijck en treffelijck wort voorghestelt

1617
Marcus Gheeraerts I (Netherlandish, 1521–1636)


Place of Publication: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

de Vries, De Nederlandsche Emblemata, 73; Landwehr, Dutch Emblem Books, 252a; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, VII, p. 100, nos. 1-108

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 15.7 x 3 cm (7 1/2 x 6 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.132

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 125 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Amsterdam: Dirck Pietersz, 1617) Quarto; 132 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped speckled calf.

Illustrations of fables primarily featuring animals


Amsterdam: Dirck Pietersz, 1617

Provenance

Baron Horace von Landau (1824-1903, stamped inv. no. 2963); William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, February 10, 1965.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund