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Wunderbarliche kostliche Gemält

1561
Illustrated by Rudolf Wyssenbach (Swiss, active 1546–1560), Copied after Jacques Androuet Ducerceau (French, about 1515–about 1585), Illustrated by Peter Flötner (German, about 1485–1546), Printer Jakob and Tobias Gessner (Swiss, active about 1561)


Place of Publication: Zurich, Switzerland

Dimensions

Overall: 38.1 x 25.3 x 2.4 cm (15 x 9 15/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1743.3

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 18 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Zurich: Jakob and Tobias Gessner, 1561) Folio; 18 leaves; vellum over boards, tan cloth box. BOUND with Blum, Sülen, 1567 (52.1743.1) and Blum, Antiquiteten (52.1743.2)

Illustrations: two arabesque designs by Peter Flötner; elevations of architectural fantasies.


Zurich: Jakob and Tobias Gessner, 1561

Provenance

William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, December 11, 1952.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis