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Grottesco (Grotesques)

Antwerp: Gerard de Jode [about 1565-1571]


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

About 1565–71

Place of Publication

Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 225; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, vol. 47, no. 240-56


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

Etched title page and sixteen etchings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books