Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Theatrum instrumentorum et machinarum

Artist:
Jacques Besson (French, Colombieres ca. 1530–1572 Paris)
Etcher:
Jacques Androuet Du Cerceau (French, Paris 1510/12–1585 Annecy)
Engraver:
René Boyvin (French, Angers ca. 1525–ca. 1625 Angers (?))
Publisher:
Barthélemy Vincent (French, active late 16th century)
Published in:
Lyon
Date:
1578
Medium:
Plates: engraving, woodcut
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 3/8 x 10 5/8 x 13/16 in. (39 x 27 x 2 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.103
Not on view
Geymuller 322, Jesson 790, Foulc 5, Guilmard 14, Univ.Cat. I.103, Destailleur-Art.Fr.38, Graesse I.354, R.-D. VIII.79.180-3, Brun 151, S.K.B. 1769 (1579 ed.), Leuron 112-15, Harvard XV/i c. 58 and see #s 56 & 57 for discussion of first & second editions
Related Objects

Gart der gesuntheit - Ortus sanitatis (Herbarius)

Artist: Peter Schöffer the Elder (German, Gernsheim 1425–1503 Mainz) Date: March 28, 1485 Medium: plates: hand colored woodcuts Accession: 44.7.15 On view in:Gallery 10

Astronomicum Caesareum

Artist: Michael Ostendorfer (German, (?) ca. 1490–1549 Regensburg) Date: May 1540 Medium: Hand-colored woodcuts Accession: 25.17 On view in:Not on view

Underweissung der Proportzion und stellung der possen

Artist: Designed by Erhard Schön (German, Nuremberg 1491–1542 Nuremberg) Date: 1538 Medium: Woodcuts Accession: 46.134 On view in:Gallery 690

Underweysung der messung mit dem zirckel un richt scheyt

Artist: Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg) Date: 1525 Medium: Woodcut Accession: 1981.1178.10 On view in:Gallery 690

Margarita Philosophica

Artist: Urs Graf (Swiss, Solothurn ca. 1485–1529/30 Basel) Date: 16 March 1504 or 17 April 1504 Medium: Woodcut Accession: 37.39.5 On view in:Gallery 690