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Emblemata partim moralia partim etiam civilia

Amsterdam: Jan Jansson, 1648


Ownership inscription dated 1649 ("Godfredi Swannas[?]"); John Eyre, 1871; Reverend David Jenks; Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, November 30, 1988.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow in memory of Michael K. Torf


Place of Publication

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 217; Landwehr, Dutch emblem books, 607; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, XVI, p. 137, under no. 73


Overall: 15.7 x 20.5cm (6 3/16 x 8 1/16in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved frontispiece, portrait, and 74 engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books