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Images De Saints Et Saintes Issus De La Famille De L'Empereur Maximilien I. - En une Suite de cent dix neuf planches gravées en bois par differens graveurs d'après les dessins de Hans Burgmaier. -

RA Collection: Book

Record number

07/2220

Imprint

A Vienne,: Chez F.X. Stöckl, Marchand D'Estampes. Imprimé Chez La Veuve Alberti., 1799.

Physical Description

11, [1], p., 119 pl.; 416 mm. (Folio.)

Contents

[T.p.] - Avis - Noms Des Saints Et Saintes - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

The plates are not signed; but the 'Avis' states that they were originally cut by Hans Frank, Corneille Liefrank, Aléxis, Lindt, Josse de Negkher, Wolfgang Resch, Hans Taberith, Guilleaume Taberith and Nicolas Seemann.

References

G. Bartram, The German Renaissance print [exhibition catalogue] (1995); T. Falk, Sixteenth century German artists (1980) (= v. 11 (VII:2) of The illustrated Bartsch, ed. W.L. Strauss); W. Schade, ed., Hans Burgkmair [exhibition catalogue] (1974).

Summary Note

The 'Avis' states that the cuts were originally made in 1517 and 1518.

Provenance

The verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil 'S:A:H', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.
Purchased for RA Library in 1869 (see 'Library Report for 1869', RA Annual Report, Appendix No. 6, p.27).

Binding Note

19th-century half red morocco, marbled-papered boards; gilt-decorated spine lettered 'Images De Saints Et Saintes De La Famille De Maximilien I - Burgmaier.', 'R.A.' and '1799'.

Name as Subject

Subject

Christian art and symbolism - Saints - History
Drawings - Woodcuts - Germany - 16th century
Pictorial works - Austria - 18th century

Contributors

Hans Burgkmair the elder, source artist
F. X. Stöckl, publisher
Alberti veuve, printer
Jost de Negker, engraver
Wolfgang Resch, engraver
Hans Taberth, engraver
Cornelis Liefrinck, engraver
Alexis Lindt, engraver
Clause Seman, engraver