Leerzaame Zinnebeelden

Author Adriaan Spinniker (Dutch, 1678–1745), Illustrated by Vincent Laurensz. van der Vinne (Dutch, 1686–1742), Publisher Isaak van de Vinne (Dutch, 1665–1740)

Place of Publication: Haarlem, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Praz, p. 502; Landwehr, Emblem books of the Low Countries, 627


Overall: 21.3 x 16.9 x 2.7 cm (8 3/8 x 6 5/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 52 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Haarlem: Izaak van der Vinne, 1714) Quarto; 118 leaves; contemporary vellum boards.

Allegorical frontispiece, title-page vignette of artist’s tools, and illustrated emblems

Haarlem: Izaak van der Vinne, 1714


Jan Steenks [bookplate]; Van Stockum's Antiquariat, The Hague [label]; Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., London (Cat. 1327 [2004], no. 47), from whom purchased by MFA, February 23, 2005.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund