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Imperatorum romanorum omnium orientalium et occidentalium verissimae imagines

Zurich: Andreas Gessner, 1559


Otto H. Ranschburg, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, September 12, 1946.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


Place of Publication

Zurich, Switzerland

Catalogue Raisonné

Dodgson, German and Flemish, I, p. 527; Guilmard, p. 356 (under no. 7); Hollstein 7 (Deutsch); Hollstein 17-18 (Schweitzer)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts (including 156 ornamental designs and 118 portraits)


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books