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Deorum dearumque capita, ex antiquis numismatibus

Illustrated by Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, 1527–1606?)

Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet IV, 242; Berlin 229 (1573 ed.); Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum Ornamentprenten, I, cat. 178; Funck, p. 373


Overall: 18.8 x 14 x 1.5 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title page and 59 etched and engraved illustrations

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Antwerp: widow and sons of Jan Moretus, 1612) Quarto; 68 leaves; contemporary limp vellum (beige phase box).

Illustrations of ancient medallic portraits within decorative borders

Antwerp: widow and sons of Jan Moretus, 1612


Coll.: J. Maudin (inscription dated 1620); unidentified inscription dated 1693; G. Delmay; Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 1990.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow