Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Vitruvius Teutsch nembliuchen des allern namhafftigsten und hocherfarnesten römischen architecti und kunstereichen werck oder bawmeisters, Marci Vitruvij Pollionis zehen bucher von der architectur und künstleichen bawen

Author:
Written by Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.)
Translator:
Translated and edited 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)
Illustrator:
Illustrated by Georg Pencz (German, Wroclaw ca. 1500–1550 Leipzig)
Illustrator:
Initial letters illustrated by Hans Springinklee (German, active 1512–22)
Illustrator:
Dürer portrait illustrated by Ludwig Krug (German, Nuremberg ca. 1488–1532 Nuremberg)
Printer:
Printed by Johann Petreius (1524–1550)
Date:
1548
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut illustrations
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 15/16 x 8 3/4 x 3 1/8 in. (32.8 x 22.3 x 7.9 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.425
Not on view
De architectura. German

Signature: Woodcut on CXCVIII verso, signed "PF"

Inscription: "HDK...1595" [cancelled] and "No 6- B", light brown ink, inside front cover

Marking: Ex libris Vincent van Gogh, pasted paper book plate, inside front cover
Circle with star formed by compass, folding ruler, and pen with initials C K at center, Christian Kramm's collector's mark, black ink, title page
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941); Christiaan Kramm (Dutch, 1797–1875)
Brunet, V, 1331; Dodgson, I, 528; Ebhardt, 70; Fowler, 317, #404; Graesse, IV, 2, 378; Hollstein, VIII, 158, 86; Jessen, 960; Lange, 29; Millard, 377, #133; Reimers, 110; RIBA, 1065; Röttlinger, 41-51; SKB, 1810; Univ. Cat. I, 2079; Vagnetti, 53-54, #24
Related Objects

Vitruvii De architectura libri decem

Artist: Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.) Date: 1836 Medium: Printed book with etched and engraved illustrations Accession: 41.100.273.1 On view in:Not on view

Vitruvii De architectura libri decem

Artist: Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.) Date: 1836 Medium: Printed book with etched and engraved illustrations Accession: 41.100.272.2 On view in:Not on view

Vitruvii De architectura libri decem

Artist: Written by Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.) Date: 1836 Medium: Printed book with etched and engraved illustrations Accession: 41.100.273.2 On view in:Not on view

Epitome ou extrait abrege des dix livres d'architecture di Marc Vitruve Pollion

Artist: Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.) Date: 1565 Medium: Printed book with engraved illustrations Accession: 59.601.6 On view in:Not on view

Vitruvii De architectura libri decem

Artist: Written by Marcus Pollio Vitruvius (Roman, active late 1st century B.C.) Date: 1836 Medium: Printed book with etched and engraved illustrations Accession: 41.100.273.1–.4 On view in:Not on view