Book , Print in German

Archetypa studiaque patris Georgii Hoefnagelii

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  • Francofurti ad Mœnum : [Jacob Hoefnagel], Ann. sal. XCII. [i.e. 1592] AEtat. XVII. Cum præ. Cæs. Ma[iesti]s.
  • 4 parts in 1 ([1] blank leaf, [1], 12, [1], 12, [1], 12, [1], 12 leaves of plates, [1] blank leaf : all illustrations (52 engraved plates) ; 26 x 30 cm
  • George Peabody Library Rare Books, Non-Circ
    508.0222 H6711 1592 QUARTO c. 1
    Available
    • Later quarter vellum, ms. spine t.
Subjects
Genre
  • Original art.
  • Early works.
  • Pictorial Works.
Summary
  • Influential compendium of nature's microcosm, a pattern book that would serve as one of the principal sources of 17th-century still-life painting.
Other information
  • First edition.
  • Each part has its own engraved title page and 12 additional leaves.
  • Title pages of pts. 2 and 3 record: "excudebat Hoef." and "excud. Hoef."
  • Variations in the rendering of the plates may indicate different engravers at work. Cf. Vignau-Wilberg, page 85.
  • Indexed by: Vignau-Wilberg. T. Archetypa, pages 85-93
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 71192155
  • OCLC: 71192155