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Kunstbüchlin (A Little Book of Art)

Illustrated by Jost Amman (German, 1539–1591), Publisher Sigmund Feyerabend (German, 1528–1590)

Place of Publication: Frankfurt, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Andresen 237; Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 20 (Pt. 2), pp. 409-557; Murray, German, 36


Overall: 18.7 x 15.2 x 3 cm (7 3/8 x 6 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Frankfurt: Sigmund Feyerabend, 1599) Quarto; 138 leaves [incomplete, lacking title page and several leaves]; contemporary (Spanish?) brown calf, gilt spine.

Illustrations of costume, allegorical figures, biblical vignettes, portraits, horsemen, jousts, blank shields, etc.

Frankfurt: Sigmund Feyerabend, 1599


Countess d'Edla, by whom bequeathed to the MFA, March 1930.

Credit Line

Bequest of the Countess d'Edla