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Theatre d'amour (Theater of Love)

Netherlands?: about 1606?


Sir William Stirling Maxwell (1818-1878); Sir Schomburg-Henry Kerr, Marquess of Lothian; Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick, by whom given to MFA, December 11, 1958.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter A. Wick

about 1606?

Place of Publication


Catalogue Raisonné

Praz, p. 514; Landwehr, Emblem Books in Low Countries, 655; Landwehr, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese Emblem books, 717


Overall: 25.8 x 18.6 x 2 cm (10 3/16 x 7 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title page and 26 engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books