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Spieghel der Schryfkonste...(Mirror of the Art of Writing)

Author:
Written by Jan van de Velde I (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1568–1623 Haarlem)
Engraver:
Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, Haarlem 1571–1631 Haarlem)
Engraver:
Simon Wynhoutsz Frisius (Netherlandish, Harlingen ca. 1580–ca. 1628 The Hague)
Printer:
Willem Jansz. (Dutch, active Amsterdam ?1605–20)
Sitter:
Jan van de Velde I (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1568–1623 Haarlem)
Date:
1605
Medium:
Plates: etching and woodcut
Dimensions:
Overall: 8 11/16 x 13 3/8 x 1 3/16 in. (22 x 34 x 3 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Gift of Felix M. Warburg, 1928
Accession Number:
28.106.26
Not on view
Part 2: Thresor Literaire, 1605

Part 3: Fondement-Boeck, 1605

Marking: Bookplate pasted inside front board: "DF S" with motto and handwritten "75"
Birrell & Garnett; Donor: Felix Moritz Warburg
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 6, 1995–April 16, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," September 17, 2007–January 6, 2008.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Wordplay: Matthias Buchinger’s Drawings from the Collection of Ricky Jay," January 8, 2016–April 11, 2016.

Jessen.2498; Graesse.VII.255 & VIII.487, Destailleur 892, Ritter (1889).251, Brunet V.1070, S.K.B. 5010, Bonacini 1931 (Speighels 27 pls.), 1933 (Thresor...16 pp. text, 26 pls.), 1930 (Fondement- Bock" 40 pp, text), N.H. 169-196.
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