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Emblemata amoris

about 1620
Publisher Jacob van der Heyden (Netherlandish, worked Germany, 1573–1645)

Place of Publication: Germany?

Catalogue Raisonné

Praz 52


Overall: 25.8 x 18.6 x 2 cm (10 3/16 x 7 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title page and 12 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Germany?: Jacob van der Heyden, about 1620?) Quarto; 13 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped black morocco binding with initials HS and L (Orrock & Son). BOUND with 58.1367.1-2, .4-.7.

Emblematic illustrations featuring Cupid, within ornamental cartouches

Germany?: Jacob van der Heyden, about 1620?


Sir William Stirling Maxwell (1818-1878); Sir Schomburg-Henry Kerr, Marquess of Lothian; Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick, by whom given to MFA, December 11, 1958.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick