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Virginis Mariae vita

about 1595
Adriaen Collaert (Netherlandish, about 1560–1618), Possibly after Thomas de Leu (French, about 1555–about 1612)

Place of Publication: Antwerp, Belgium


Overall: 15.1 x 8.9 x 3 cm (5 15/16 x 3 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Set of engraved title page and 17 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Antwerp: Adriaen Collaert, about 1595?) Octavo; 18 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped fanfare-influenced brown morocco, brown cloth box (BOUND with 25.706.2-.4)

Architectural title page and illustrations from the Life of the Virgin

Antwerp: Adriaen Collaert, about 1595


Horatio Greenough Curtis (1844-1922, inscription on front flyleaf "H.G. Curtis Paris June 1902); his widow, by whom given to the MFA, April 1925.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis