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Emblemata partim moralia partim etiam civilia

Amsterdam: Jan Jansson, 1648

Provenance

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

1648

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1988.503

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved frontispiece, portrait, and 74 engravings

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books