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Academia nobilissimæ artis pictoriæ

1683
Illustrated by Joachim von Sandrart (German, 1606–1688), Engraver Johan Jacob Sandrart (German, 1655–1698), Engraver Susanne Maria von Sandrart (German, 1658–1716), Engraver Richard Collin (Netherlandish (France), 1627–about 1697), Engraver Georg Christoph Eimmart (German, 1638–1704), Engraver Leonhard Heckenauer (German, about 1650/1660–about 1704), Engraver Bartholomäus Kilian II (German, 1630–1696), Engraver Philipp Kilian (German, 1628–1693), Printer Christian Sigmund Froberger (German, active 1678–1723), Publisher Michael Endter (German, 1613–1682), Publisher Johann Friedrich Endter (German, active 1661–1682)


Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 125; VD17 23:000561N; Hollstein, German, XIII, p. 73, no. 184 (Heckenauer); XVI, p. 203, nos. 709-10 (B. Kilian); XVIII, p. 84, no. 496 (Ph. Kilian); XL, p. 212, no. 307, and pp. 230-43, nos. 332-52 (Joh. Jac. Sandrart)

Dimensions

Overall: 39.4 x 27.3 x 5.8 cm (15 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

BR484

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Nuremberg: Christian Sigmund Froberger, for Michael and Johann Friedrich Endter and Johann von Sandrart, 1683) Folio; 230 leaves, plus plates; contemporary gilt-stamped brown calf.

Allegorical compositions after designs by Joachim van Sandrart, anatomical views, numerous artist’s portraits.


Nuremberg: Christian Sigmund Froberger, for Michael and Johann Friedrich Endter and Johann von Sandrart, 1683

Provenance

Early library inscription on half title and title; old library stamp on title; Thomas Gaffield, by whom given to the MFA, October 1895.

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Gaffield