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Icones imperatorum romanorum

1645
Illustrated by Hubert Goltzius (Netherlandish, 1526–1583), Woodcuts by Christoffel Jegher (Dutch, 1596–1652 or 1653), Engraver Cornelis Galle, Sr. (Netherlandish, 1576–1650), After Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640), Editor Jean Gaspard Gevaerts (Flemish, 1593–1666), Printer Balthasar Moretus (Flemish, 1574–1641)


Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein IX, p. 194, nos. 208-353

Dimensions

Overall: 37.1 x 24.2 x 6.5 cm (14 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

BR1075

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title page and 145 chiaroscuro woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Antwerp: Balthasar Moretus, 1645) Folio; 222 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped vellum

Engraved title page after Rubens; two-colored chiaroscuro woodcut medallion portraits of classical and contemporary rulers


Antwerp: Balthasar Moretus, 1645

Provenance

Bibliotheca Ducalis Gothana (stamp title verso); unidentified collector's stamp (title verso); purchased "in Europe" by MFA, August 8, 1900.

Credit Line

Museum Purchase