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La tres admirable, tres magnificque, & triumphante entree, du tres hault & tres puissant Prince Philipes...a la...ville d'Anvers. Anno 1549.

Le triumphe d'Anvers, faict en la susception du Prince Philips, Prince d'Espaigne

Illustrated by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, 1502–1550), Author Cornelius Scribonius Grapheus (Netherlandish, 1482–1558), Printer Gillis van Diest (Netherlandish, 16th century)

Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet II, 1710-11; Landwehr, Splendid Ceremonies, 24


Overall: 29.3 x 20.8 x 1.3 cm (11 9/16 x 8 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 29 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Antwerp: Gillis van Diest, for Pieter Coecke van Aelst, 1550) Folio; 58 leaves; modern gilt-stamped brown morocco dated 1864 (Chambolle-Duru).

Illustrations of plans, elevations, and details of triumphal arches erected in honor of Prince Philip of Spain’s ceremonial entry into Antwerp.

Antwerp: Gillis van Diest, for Pieter Coecke van Aelst, 1550


Henry Huth (1815-1878); William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by the MFA, June 8. 1944.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund