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title-page / print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1858,0417.1225

  • Description

    Title-page with title written in a laurel oval, flanked by female personifications of Wise Government and Abundance; Justice seated at top centre in between a lion and scales; below the title are a satyr and a blindfolded man; after Peter Paul Rubens; title to the fourth edition of Leonard Lessius's "De Iustitia et Iure" (Antwerp: 1617). c.1617
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1617 (c.)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 323 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 196 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Titled at centre: "DE / IVSTITIA / ET IVRE / ceterisq[ue] Virtutibus Cardinalibus / Libri Qvatvor, / Ad 2.2. D. Thomae à quaest.47. usque ad q.171. / Avctore / Leonardo Lessio e Societate Iesv / S. Th. in Academia Louaniensi Professore / Editio quarta, auctior et castigatior" and "Antverpiæ / ex officina Plantiniana, Apud Balthasarem et Ioannem / Moretos fratres / M. DC.XVII.".
        Signed in lower corners of image: "Pet. Paul Rubenius inuent." and "Cor. Galleus sculpsit".
        Lettered in lower margin: "Cvm Privilegiis Cæsareo et Principvm Belgarvm.".
  • Curator's comments

    For an impression of the title-page of the seventh edition of 1632 (later state retouched by Galle in 1626) see 1858,0417.1226. For a proof before lettering see 1858,0417.1227.

  • Bibliography

    • Schneevoogt 1873 198.34 bibliographic details
    • Corpus Rubenianum XXI 38 bibliographic details
    • Hollstein 383-417 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (D+F XVIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1858

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1858,0417.1225

Title-page with title written in an oval laurel, flanked by female personifications of the Wise Government and Abundance, Justice seated at top centre in between a lion and a scale, seated below the title are a satyr and a blindfolded man; after Peter Paul Rubens; title to Leonard Lessius's "De Iustitia et Iure" (Antwerp: 1617)  Engraving

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Title-page with title written in an oval laurel, flanked by female personifications of the Wise Government and Abundance, Justice seated at top centre in between a lion and a scale, seated below the title are a satyr and a blindfolded man; after Peter Paul Rubens; title to Leonard Lessius's "De Iustitia et Iure" (Antwerp: 1617) Engraving

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