Theatre d'amour (Theater of Love)
Attributed to Crispin van de Passe, Sr. (Netherlandish, 1564–1637)
Place of Publication: Netherlands?
Praz, p. 514; Landwehr, Emblem Books in Low Countries, 655; Landwehr, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese Emblem books, 717
Overall: 25.8 x 18.6 x 2 cm (10 3/16 x 7 5/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with engraved title page and 26 engravings
Not On View
(Netherlands?: about 1606?) Quarto; 27 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped black morocco binding with initials HS and L (Orrock & Son). BOUND with 58.1367.1, .3-.7.
Emblematic plates featuring Cupid, with Latin mottoes around and French calligraphic verses beneath.
Netherlands?: about 1606?
Sir William Stirling Maxwell (1818-1878); Sir Schomburg-Henry Kerr, Marquess of Lothian; Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick, by whom given to MFA, December 11, 1958.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick