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Icones Sanctæ Claræ B. Francisci Assisiatis Primigeniæ discipulæ Vitam, miracula, mortem repræsentantes. Serenissimæ Isabellæ Claræ Eugeniæ Philippi II. Hispanar. Regis filiæ, Alberti Archiducis Austriae ... coniugi, F. Henricus Sedulius D.D.

RA Collection: Book

Record number



Antuerpiæ:: excudit Adr. Collaert., [before 1618?]

Physical Description

T.pl., port., 32 pl.; 98 mm.

Responsibility Note

The portrait is signed by Adrian Collaert as engraver and printer. Plate I is signed by Adrian Collaert as engraver and printer and Adam van Oort as draughtsman.

Summary Note

The 32 numbered plates show incidents in the life of St. Clare (each with engraved explanatory caption).


The front pastedown carries an 18th-century book-plate, of 'CP' (or ('PC'?). Recorded in Catalogue Of The Library In The Royal Academy, London (1802).

Binding Note

17th-century vellum. Bound with: J.C. van der Sterre's Vita S. Norberti (1622) and Theatrum vitam, virtutes ... Gabrielis Maria (1642).

Name as Subject


Saints - Christian art and symbolism - Iconography
Religious communities - Italy - Umbria - Assisi - History - 13th century
Biography - Devotional images - Narrative art - Belgium - 17th century
Pictorial works - Belgium - 17th century