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Portraits of Ancient Heroes

Antwerp: Assuerus van Londerseel, 1594

Provenance

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

1594

Place of Publication

Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 155-66; Amsterdam Rijksprentenkabinet, Ornamentprenten, 33

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

50.6.8

Medium or Technique

Set of eight engravings

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books