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Antwerp: Christophe Plantin, 1571 [i.e., 1583]


Title page in pen and ink: [J?] Baudin


[J?] Baudin; Ursus Rare Books, New York, NY; purchased by Robert and Barbara Wheaton, Concord, MA, June 2002; their gift to the MFA December 2003.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton in honor of Sue Welsh Reed


Place of Publication

Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 421-22; Praz, p. 259; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, IX [Huys], p. 169, no. 1; XXI [Sadeler], p. 121, no. 252, and 137, nos. 313-16; Mauquoy-Hendrickx [Wierix], III,1, pp. 468-69 (under Arias Montanus 1583)


Overall: 23.8 x 17.8 x 2 cm (9 3/8 x 7 x 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title page and 71 engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books