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Lumen picturae et delineationis divisum in sex partes

Collection Data

Wit, Frederik de (Compiler)
Wit, Frederik de (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1705 (Questionable)
Place: Amstelodami
Publisher: Ex officina Frederici de Wit, in platea vitulina prope forum vulgo den Dam
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM++ W819wl
Animals in art
Drawing -- Technique -- Early works to 1800
Zoological illustration -- Early works to 1800
Handbooks and manuals
Statement of responsibility: Engravings by the elder and the younger C. van de Passe, W. Passe, H. Goltzius, R. de Vorst, T. Kazet, and W. Swanenberg after the elder and the younger C. van de Passe, H. Goltzius, R. de Vorst, A. Bloemaert, R. Savery, and G. Hondecouter.
Source note: Some of the engravings originally issued separately or in suites, and some originally in C. van de Passe's Luce del dipingere et disegnare. 1643 and 1665 editions.
Content: Prima pars a folio 1 ad 20 comprehendit prima principia picturæ. - Secunda pars a folio 20 ad 40 comprehendit nudas virorum statuas & anatomiam. - Tertia pars a folio 40 ad 60 comprehendit statuas nudas fæminarum. - Quarta pars a folio 60 ad 80 comprehendit tam virorum quam fæminarum statuas vestimentis tectas. - Quinta pars a folio 80 ad 100 comprehendit animalia quadrupedia. - Sexta pars a folio 100 ad 120 comprehendit omne genus avium.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 l., 120 plates 44 cm.
Binder's lettering: Lumen picturae.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG744126055-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10137337
Library of Congress Control Number: 26024433
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 779969b0-660f-0133-a0da-00505686d14e
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