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Architectura. Von den fünf Säulen sambt iren Ornamenten und Zierden

Prague: Gabriel Krammer, 1600/1602


Ferdinand Hoffmann, Baron Gruenstein (1540-1607, Grünpichl and Strechau) given by him to his wife, Margaretha von Harrach; by descent through the Counts Harrach, to the Hradec Library; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, January 12, 1950.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund

Schweiff-Buechlein, Manicherlei Schweiff, Laubwerk, Rolwerk, perspectif, und sonderliche gezierden


Place of Publication

Prague, Czechoslovakia

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 1173 [Schweiff-Buechlein, 1611 ed.] and 1944 [Architectura]; Hollstein, German, vol. XIX, p. 82, nos. 1-28 [Architectura] and p. 83, nos. 29-52 [Schweiff-Buechlein]


Overall: 32 x 21.5 x 5.3 cm (12 5/8 x 8 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Portions of two illustrated books, with a total of twenty-one etchings and engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books