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 7/8 x 8 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (32.7 x 21.6 x 6.6 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.100.426
Not on view
De architectura. German

Signature: Woodcut on CXCVIII verso, signed "PF"

Inscription: "March 1924/ Goldschmidt $27.89", graphite, back fly leaf verso

Marking: "Rosenheim Collection/No. A6", pasted circular label, inside front cover
"Library of/ Max Rosenheim/ and/ Maurice Rosenheim/ London/ No. __", pasted paper book plate, inside front cover
William Gedney Beatty (American, 1869–1941); Max and Maurice Rosenheim (British)
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
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