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Chimonopaegnion, de laudibus hiemis (In Praise of Winter)

Illustrated by Raphael Sadeler II (Netherlandish, 1584–1632), Author Erycius Puteanus (Dutch, 1574–1616), Printer Anna Berg (German, active 1610–1629)

Place of Publication: Munich, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet IV, 982; VD17 23:281057C; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, XXI, p. 281, no. 67-73


Overall: 16.4 x 10.7 x 1.5 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title page, seven engravings, and engraved printer's mark

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Munich: Anna Berg, 1619) Octavo; 28 leaves; modern gilt- and blind-stamped mottled brown calf

Illustrations of landscapes and objects representing winter

Munich: Anna Berg, 1619


Inscr. on title "Ex lib. Fran. Goel. Tvoili à Lesso [...] Ao. 1620 29 Febr. [...]"; Martin Breslauer, London, from whom purchased by MFA, May 8, 1963.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund