book of prints;
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"Oficina Arcularia In Qua Sunt ad spectantia diversa Eximia exempla ex variis autoribus collecta Crispinum Passeum Juni" (Amsterdam, C. van de Passe) 1642, second edition; a series of 73 etchings, including: a title-page with the title in Latin, French, Dutch and German inscribed within an architectural framework; 19 plates of ornaments and fittings for furniture workshops (numbered A-T); 26 plates on architecture, including elevations and plans of famous Italian buildings (numbered I-XXVI); 6 elevations of Dutch houses (numbered I-VI); 4 elevations of Genoese palaces and 2 elevations of Roman palaces (numbered I-VI); 6 elevations of doors and gateways (numbered I-VI); 10 examples of fireplaces and over-mantels (numbered I-X); bound in a half-leather binding.
- Production date
Height: 410 millimetres (sheet size of each page)
Width: 270 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The first edition was published in 1621. For further information on this series, see P. Fuhring 'Dawn of Golden Age' 1993, cat. n.76.
The elevations of the palaces of Genoa seems to be after Rubens's 'Palazzi di Genova' 1622.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Oficina Arcularia In Qua Sunt ad spectantia diversa Eximia exempla ex variis autoribus collecta
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