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Portraits of Ancient Heroes

Antwerp: Assuerus van Londerseel, 1594


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


Place of Publication

Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 155-66; Amsterdam Rijksprentenkabinet, Ornamentprenten, 33


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

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Medium or Technique

Set of eight engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books