Wunderbarliche kostliche Gemält
Illustrated by Rudolf Wyssenbach (Swiss, active 1546–1560), Copied after Jacques Androuet Ducerceau (French, about 1515–about 1585), Illustrated by Peter Flötner (German, about 1485–1546), Printer Jakob and Tobias Gessner (Swiss, active about 1561)
Place of Publication: Zurich, Switzerland
Overall: 38.1 x 25.3 x 2.4 cm (15 x 9 15/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 18 woodcuts
Not On View
(Zurich: Jakob and Tobias Gessner, 1561) Folio; 18 leaves; vellum over boards, tan cloth box. BOUND with Blum, Sülen, 1567 (52.1743.1) and Blum, Antiquiteten (52.1743.2)
Illustrations: two arabesque designs by Peter Flötner; elevations of architectural fantasies.
Zurich: Jakob and Tobias Gessner, 1561
William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, December 11, 1952.
Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis