From Encomium Musices

Fine Arts Old Master Prints

Item Info

Item No: facp00020
Title: From Encomium Musices
Media Type: Engravings
Source: Print and Picture Collection - Old Master Prints

Flemish engraver and draftsman;  

Designed by Johannes Stradanus (Flemish painter and draftsman, 1523-1605, active in Italy);

Printed by Philip Galle (Flemish draftsman, engraver, and publisher, 1537-1612)

From a collection of Flemish engavings (some of which are signed by Adriaen Collaert) depicting musical events from the Bible.  A paraphrased Biblical quotation in Latin hexameters in at the foot of each engraving. The musical instruments represented are mostly those used in the 16th century.  The collection was originally published by Philip Galle around 1600.

Location: medium box 2

Creation Year: ca. 1580
Image Dimensions Width: 21.0 cm
Creator Name: Collaert, Adriaen, ca. 1560-1618 - Artist