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Vitruvius Des aller namhafftigiften unnd Hocherfarnesten Römischen Architecti unnd Kunstreichen Werck oder Bawmeysters Marci Vitruvij Pollionis Zehen Bücher von der Architectur und künstlichem Bawen

Author:
Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)
Translator:
Translated and edited by Gualther Hermenius Rivius (German, ca. 1500–after 1545)
Illustrator:
Peter Flötner (German, Thurgau 1485–1546 Nuremberg)
Illustrator:
Hans Brosamer (German, active by 1536, probably died 1552)
Illustrator:
Virgil Solis (German, (?) 1514–1562 Nuremberg)
Illustrator:
Georg Pencz (German, Wroclaw ca. 1500–1550 Leipzig)
Illustrator:
Initial letters after Hans Springinklee (German, active 1512–22)
Printer:
Printed Basel by Sebastian Henricpetri (Swiss, 1527–1579)
Date:
1575
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations
Dimensions:
12 15/16 x 8 11/16 x 2 3/8in. (32.8 x 22 x 6cm) Box: 13 7/16 x 9 1/4 x 3 5/16 in. (34.2 x 23.5 x 8.4 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.214
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Zehen Bücher von der Architectur

De architectura. German

Brunet, V, 1331; Erhardt, 73; Fowler, 322, #412; Graesse VI, 2, 378; Hollstein VIII, 158, 86; Jessen 961; RIBA, 1065; Schlosser, 246; SKB, 1811; Univ. Cat. II, 2079
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