book of prints;
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"Heilige Augen-und Gemüths-Lust...In vielen Kupffer-Stücken...Verfertiget und heraußgegeben von Johann Ulrich Krausen" (Augsburg, Johann Ulrich Kraus) 1706; containing 120 plates, numbered 1 to 120, designed and engraved by Kraus showing biblical scenes in rectangular frames and decorative roundels, with engraved verses in German. Bound together with letterpress titlepage printed with an etched vignette showing seated Virgin and Child in a landscape with animals, letterpress foreword with etched headpiece showing angels teaching a seated woman in a room decorated with pictures, and a full-page engraved frontispiece showing triumphant Christ enthroned above a grand classical hall filled with biblical figures and quotations, with the Seven Deadly Sins in a roundel in the foreground. Including also the letterpress titlepage to the second part, printed with etched vignette showing the Holy Trinity, and full-page frontispiece to second part also showing the Trinity in a domed interior with other biblical figures (inscribed "Simbolum Apostolorum"). In marbled boards with gold-tooled leather spine.
Etchings and engravings, some hand-coloured
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Height: 355 millimetres
Width: 216 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
- Curator's comments
- For another engraved biblical work by Kraus, in similar format, see 1888,1113.1 to 115 (kept at 160.c.1).
- Not on display
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Associated Title: Heilige Augen-und Gemüths-Lust
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