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Arcus aliquot triumphal et monimenta

Workshop of Philips Galle (Netherlandish, 1537–1612), Author Johannes Sambucus (1531–1584)

Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 2940; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, VII, p. 80, no. 401; New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, Philips Galle, Pt. IV, p. 251, no. R24


Overall: 32 x 21.5 x 5.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with sixteen engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Antwerp: Philips Galle, 1572) Folio; 36 leaves; original gilt-stamped armorial green vellum binding (green cloth box). BOUND with: 50.6.1-2 and .4-15 (Hoffmann album)

Illustrations of designs for triumphal arches, with emblematic motifs

Antwerp: Philips Galle, 1572


Ferdinand Hoffmann, Baron Gruenstein (1540-1607, Grünpichl and Strechau) given by him to his wife, Margaretha von Harrach; by descent through the Counts Harrach, to the Hradec Library; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, January 12, 1950.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund