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Der furnembsten, notwendingsten, der gantzen Architectur angehörigen Mathematischen und Mechanischen künst eygentlicher bericht fast flare ferstendliche Unterrichtung zu rechtem ferstandt der lehr Vitruvii, in drei firneme piecher abgetheilet

Author:
Written by Gualther Hermenius Rivius (German, ca. 1500–after 1545)
Illustrator:
Illustrated by Peter Flötner (German, Thurgau 1485–1546 Nuremberg)
Illustrator:
Illustrated by Hans Brosamer (German, active by 1536, probably died 1552)
Illustrator:
Illustrated by Virgil Solis (German, (?) 1514–1562 Nuremberg)
Printer:
Printed by Johann Petreius (1524–1550)
Date:
1547
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 5/8 x 8 1/2 x 2 3/16 in. (32 x 21.6 x 5.6 cm) Storage: 13 3/4 x 9 5/8 x 3 1/16 in. (35 x 24.5 x 7.7 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.186
Not on view
Der newen Perspectiva

Marking: Woodcut printer's device on multiple leaves
Woodcut author's device on [iii] verso (signature A3)
Library Duke of Bavaria; William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," March 26, 2012–July 19, 2012.

Adams R986; Benzing, 180; British Mus., 733; Cicognara, 633; Dodgson, I, 528, #2; Ebhardt, 70; Graesse, VI, I, 135; Hollstein, VIII, 158, #85; Jessen, 962; Reimers, 107, #41; Riccardi, 613; Röttinger, 36; SKB 4687; Univ.Cat. II, 1745.
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