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Het gulden cabinet vande edele vry schilder const : inhovdende den lof vande vermarste schilders, architectï, beldthÿwers, ende plaetsnyders van dese eevw
[Antwerp: Juliaen vab Montfort, 1662] - One of the most important references on seventeenth-century arts in the Netherlands. The first part deals with painters who died between 1600 and 1661, the second with artists still active in 1661, the third with sculptors, architects and engravers who were active until 1661. Most of the plates are engraved by Johannes Meyssens (1612-1670), with others by Paul Pontius, Peter de Jode, Richard Collin, and several others First edition. 4to. Engraved title-page (dated 1661), complete with 96 portraits and a total of 101 plates, most engraved by Jean Meyssen. [2], 585, [3] pp. (pages 499-500 are repeated in the pagination). Full contemporary calf, Dutch marbled endpapers. Rebacked, preserving original spine, new red morocco spine label to style, corners rubbed, strong impressions for each plate. Two of the portrait plates are pasted on to the leaf facing their description: Gaspar de Wit or Witte, p. 395 and Aertus Quellinus, p. 505. OCLC 64302658; Arntzen-Rainwater H55 [Attributes: First Edition]
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