Variarum gentium ornatus (Fashions of Different Nations)

early 17th century
Engraved by Pieter de Jode I (Flemish, about 1570–1634), After Sebastiaen Vrancx (Flemish, 1573–1647)

Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, IX (de Jode), p. 206, nos. 237-246; XLIX (Vrancx), p. 59, first state of three


Overall (binding): 42.2 x 31 x 1.2 cm (16 5/8 x 12 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bound set of 10 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Bound sets

(Antwerp: Pet. de Jode [early 17th century]) Folio; ten leaves; modern half brown calf, marbled paper boards.

Illustrations of pairs of figures from various countries and cities in native dress

Antwerp: Pet. de Jode [early 17th century]


Acquired in 1982 from Marlborough Rare Books, Ltd., London, by Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 22, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur E. Vershbow