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Page of a sketchbook; Adoration of Magi; St. Christopher and Christ Child

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Verso: Mary sits with the Child outside the stable with the ox. Joseph stands beside her. The ass drinks from a fountain in the lower left corner. The Kings and their suites fill the square. The town is in the right background. Recto, B, vertically: St. Christopher climbs up to the bank of the river. The Child, holding a money bag in his right hand, stands beside and speaks to him. Some persons stand at the other bank.

Page of a sketchbook; Apollo and Aurora

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Apollo, appearing in a blaze of light, moves toward left on a chariot drawn by four winged horses. Aurora stands at left. Inscription: "Aurora," near upper left. Handwriting on recto.

Page of a sketchbook; Chariot and three horses

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. A chariot drawn by three horses. In the chariot, a female figure holding an open book; a dove surrounded by rays sits on her shoulder. Preceding or leading the horses are two women and a bishop in his robes. Above: "Terzo."

Page of a sketchbook; Chariot and three horses

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Chariot drawn by three horses. Four women seated in it. One on sort of a throne. Written above her, "Grese." Four flying angels precede it, also an abbott and cardinal. Above: "Quattro."

Page of a sketchbook; Elevation of Palace, Annunciation, Last Supper

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle. Verso, at left: A house of three stories and an attic shows rustic work, the door and three windows, the central of which is larger than the others. the upper floors have four windows each. At right: the outline is a segment. Gabriel approaches from left the Virgin, who is sitting beside a lectern. A bed and fireplace are at the long sides of the room, a piece of furniture at the back wall. Recto, in opposite direction, left: the facade has been enriched. The central windows in the ground floor have been enlarged and get the same frame as the central one had. A balcony is in front of the two central windows of the main floor. Paintings are suggested. The charges of the coat of arms of the owner are apparently two standing dolphins. Right, vertically: Christ stands in the center of a hall administering the communion to a kneeling person. Eleven more kneel at left forming a semi-circle. The table and some spectators are at right. A colonnade is at the back, allowing for a view of the building.

Page of a sketchbook; Elevation of wall and Judith

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle. Verso: Elevation of wall or gateway, shown in two bays. Arched openings on lower story, with a broad frieze above surmounted, center, by a balcony or musicians gallery. Recto: Eleven lines of handwriting, and Judith with head of Holfernes.

Page of a sketchbook; Exodus - gathering of manna; Sacrifice

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. a: The camp of the Israelites, with Moses standing at left. The women kneel on the ground gathering the manna. Inscription below: "Esodo il populo d'Israel..." Recto: B: An altar in the foreground on which an animal is being sacrificed. Figures in background. Inscription below.

Page of a sketchbook; Flight into Egypt; Crucifixion

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Recto: The Virgin riding on a donkey and another donkey beside her. A large head of Joseph in front of the donkeys, suggesting that he is leading them on foot. Verso: Crucifixion

Page of a sketchbook; Heavenly powers helping pious; Sketch for potrait of saint; Decoration of pediment

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Verso, at left side: St. Anthony Hermit, with Tan cross and bell, stands at the right of the bed. Hell is represented in front of the bed. At left are two flying angels and a third person, fragmentary, covering the dying person. The upper one of the angels holds a scroll. Above, at right, the bands of Christ, God the Father, and Mary. The Dove flies before God the Father. Written beside, at left: "Padre figliolo e maria / spiritu sante." Written in the low right corner: "la carte / uno angele in mane." Caption: "malata linferno e el paradiso e santi / diaveli fugano e purgatorio langeli / recomandino lanima a dio." "2" is written above, ar right. Seprated by a strip at right. A monk with two crying women kneeling beside him. Devils are at right. Angels to the left of the soul of the dead person. A Cavalry group is shown at left. Caption: "in transito diavoli in torno delle angeli / recevano lanima paradiso celeste modona / gioà[nni] e sante confessore con la candela in / mano dame piangano crucifisse." "4" is written in the center top. Recto: in opposite direction, at right: An ovoidal bust portrait of a saint is in the center. At left, vertically: a bracket with a fire bowl is in the central motif; it is flanked by dolphins. An alternative suggestion for the bowl is above, at right.

Page of a sketchbook; Infirmity

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Interior, with an old woman seated in an armchair before a fire. Her left leg rests on a footstool, crutches are beside her. A woman stands to her right, holding an open book. Through the open door, in the background, left, a group of figures stand in the city square. Inscription, lower left: "Infirmità."

Page of a sketchbook; Mary holding body of Christ at foot of Cross

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Mary holding the dead body of Christ which has just been taken down from the Cross. Several other women with her. Recto: dish closet.

Page of a sketchbook; Moses and the daughters of Jethro

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. A group of women at a well, in the foreground; a man stands to the left of the well, about to drink from the container of water offered him by one of the women. Camels, other figures, left. Sheep at trough, lower right.

Page of a sketchbook; The dying pious

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. Verso, left: In the foreground the dying person is surrounded by members of the family. Through the open door in the background, right, are seen members of the clergy. At right: the dying person attended by angels, clergy, others. Inscription below, lower right. Recto, left: At lower left a half-nude elderly man holds a wing goblet in his right hand. Two women attend him. Long inscription, vertically, others. Inscription below, left and right.

Page of a sketchbook; Title page for engraving series on hunting; Accident of a hunter

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle. Top: The scrollwork frame of an oblong is fastened to two columns supporting the central arch of a colonnade. Below the left one are quadrupeds, including a stag. Two bird hunters on horseback are drawn under the right arch. The frame shows corrections of the design. Bottom: A hunter is being rescued after having fallen into a pit filled with snakes. One is entwined about his body. Rabbit runs off at lower right.

Page of a sketchbook; Trophy of arms

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Vertical rectangle. A trophy composed of a helmet and shield in the center, flanked by barriers bearing a design of crosses and birds. A festoon of drapery crowns the composition.

Peter and John Questioned by the High Council, preliminary design for "Spiritus Scientiae" (The Spirit of Science), plate 5 in the "Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit" print series

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Interior of temple. Peter and John before the High Council; apostles and accusers surround.

Preliminary Design for the Title Page of the "Nova Reperta" (New Inventions of Modern Times) print series

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
A tablet with the inscription: NOVA REPERTA (The first R is corrected, D). It is flanked at left by a compass, at right by a globe. A figure at upper right holding an ouroboros gestures with a stick at the New World. Canons and distilling equipment at bottom. A mulberry tree (reference to silk-making) grows over the upper rim of the tablet. Above right: a clock; above left: a printing press. At far left, another figure holding an ouroboros.

Preliminary study for the Triumph of the Holy Scripture

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
A chariot drawn by a bullock and a goat. Two female figures seated in the chariot. One has a halo. The reins are held in the beak of a large bird flying ahead of the goat and bullock. Verso: inscription.

Print

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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Print boeck

Smithsonian Libraries
Binder's title. DSI

A collection of engraved plates based primarily on illustrations by Jan van der Straet and Martin van Heemskerk, taken from various named and unnamed works.

Some plates have dates, ranging from 1556 through 1574.

Each engraving is accompanied by a brief descriptive verse.

Named engravers include: A. Collaert, J. Collaert, C. Galle, P. Galle, T. Galle, C. de Mallery, Harman Muller, Crispia de Pas, Tobias Verhaecht, and M. de Vos.

Also available online.

Bookplate: Burndy Library ... gift of Bern Dibner.

Bookplate: Ex libris Hale of Alderley, Glos.

Printed bookseller's description on front paste-down.

Bound in old full calf; gilt-stamped spine.

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Rabbit hunt

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Horizontal rectangle. The dogs hunt and trap the rabbits, left, brining their kill tot he horsemen behind the tree, at right. On a rock, left center: "Ioan. Stradanus invent. / Theodorus Galle Sculp." At lower right: "Phls. Galle excud." Below: "CALLIDUS EFFOSSIS LATITARE CUNICLULUS..."
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