Gynaeceum, sive theatrum mulierum (Gynaeceum, or Theater of Women)
Place of Publication: Frankfurt, Germany
Andresen 233; Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 20 (Pt. 2), pp. 635-66, no. 7; Murray, German, 34
Overall: 19.9 x 15 x 1.9 cm (7 13/16 x 5 7/8 x 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 122 woodcuts
Not On View
(Frankfurt: Sigmund Feyerabend, 1586) Quarto; 120 leaves; nineteenth-century blind-stamped red morocco (J. Clarke).
Illustrations of women from various nations and costumes, in hierarchical order, from empresses and queens to nuns and servants.
Frankfurt: Sigmund Feyerabend, 1586
Henry Huth (1815-1878); his sale, no. 163); William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, November 15, 1941.
Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis