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Faustus and Mephistopheles] [Pl. 19]

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Sichem, Christoffel van (ca. 1546-1624) (Engraver)

tooneel der hooft-ketteren, bestaande in verscheyde afbeeltsels van valsche propheten, naackt-loopers, geest-dryvers, sectarisen en duyvels-konstenaren. By een vergadert, en in't kopergesneden door C. V. Sichem ...

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1677
Place Term: Middelburgh [Middelburg (Netherlands)]
Publisher: Wilhelmus Goeree, boeck-verkooper
Library locations
Shelf locator: MEM S565st
Heretics, Christian
Content : First published in book form, with text, in 1608, in German, and separately in Dutch. A Latin ed. published 1609.

Content : Molhuysen. IX, 1026; Graesse. VII (Suppl.), 470.

Content : Each portrait has a 1-line caption.

Content : Seventeen of the engravings first issued in 1606 as a portfolio of portraits, each accompanied by biographical text. First issued without text in 1607.

Content : Sometimes attributed to Christoffel van Sichem, the younger, with publication date of 1666.

Content : Title on label mounted on cover: Sichem's 21 portraits of false prophets, or devil's children.

Content : Twenty-one portraits engraved by Christoffel van Sichem, the elder, mostly after his own designs, with 3 after J. C. van 't Woudt, all of which, in turn, were based on or copied from earlier prints.

Content: Two of the additional 4 portraits issued separately ca. 1609.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b10165302
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG744430391-B
UUID: 348e29d0-c603-012f-9384-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1546: Creator Born
  • 1624: Creator Died
  • 1677: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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The New York Public Library. "Faustus and Mephistopheles] [Pl. 19]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1677. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a5c36215-ebd3-6063-e040-e00a180678ca

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The New York Public Library. "Faustus and Mephistopheles] [Pl. 19]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a5c36215-ebd3-6063-e040-e00a180678ca

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The New York Public Library. (1677). Faustus and Mephistopheles] [Pl. 19] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a5c36215-ebd3-6063-e040-e00a180678ca

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Faustus and Mephistopheles] [Pl. 19]