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Engraver Crispin van de Passe, Sr. (Netherlandish, 1564–1637), Engraver Magdalena van de Passe (Netherlandish, 1600–1638), Engraver Willem van de Passe (Netherlandish, 1598?–before 1637), Author Henry Holland (English (1788–1873)), Printer Jan Jansen (Netherlandish, died in 1630)

Place of Publication: Arnheim, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet III, 129; STC 13582; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, XVI, pp. 48-59, nos. 162ad-227ad; Hind, Engraving in England, II, pp. 145-62


Overall: 31.5 x 20.1 x 3cm (12 3/8 x 7 15/16 x 1 3/16in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title and 67 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Arnheim: Jan Jansen, for Crispin van de Passe, 1620) Folio; 130 leaves [lacking last contents leaf]; contemporary vellum, tan cloth box.

Allegorical title page, portraits of figures from British history

Arnheim: Jan Jansen, for Crispin van de Passe, 1620


Charlotte Z. and Arthur E. Vershbow (purchased in 1975), by whom given to the MFA, December, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Charlotte Z. and Arthur E. Vershbow