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Batavorum cum Romanis bellum

Illustrated by Otto van Veen (Flemish, 1556–1629), Etched by Antonio Tempesta (Italian, 1555–1630)

Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1025; Bartsch 560-595; Illustrated Bartsch, v. 35, pp. 288-324


Overall: 22 x 29.5 x 2 cm (8 11/16 x 11 5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 (of 36) etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Antwerp: for the author, 1612) Oblong quarto; 33 (of 37) leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped armorial calf (beige linen box). BOUND with Veen, Historia septem infantium de Lara, 1612 (1972.1057.1)

Primarily illustrations of battle scenes

Antwerp: for the author, 1612


Goodspeed's Book Shop, Boston; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 13, 1972.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow