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Perspectiva hierinnen auffs kürtzte beshrieben mit exempeln

Illustrated by Hans Lencker (German, died in 1585), Printer Dietrich Gerlatz (German, 16th century)

Place of Publication: Nuremberg, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 4696


Overall: 32 x 21.5 x 5.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with woodcut title page and eleven woodcut diagrams

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Nuremberg: Dietrich Gerlatz, 1571) Folio; 30 leaves; original gilt-stamped armorial green vellum binding (green cloth box). BOUND with: 50.6.1 and .3-15 (Hofmann album)

Woodcut illustrations of perspectival architectural elevations and diagrams.

Nuremberg: Dietrich Gerlatz, 1571


Ferdinand Hoffmann, Baron Gruenstein (1540-1607, Grünpichl and Strechau) given by him to his wife, Margaretha von Harrach; by descent through the Counts Harrach, to the Hradec Library; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, January 12, 1950.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund