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Engravings of scenes from the history of the Netherlands, France and Germany, 1535, 1558-1622.

Collection Data

Hogenberg, Franz (d. 1590?) (Engraver)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1620 - 1629 (Approximate)
Place: Cologne?
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: MEM+ H715he (Hogenberg, F. Engravings of scenes)
Netherlands -- History -- Wars of Independence, 1556-1648
France -- History -- Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598
Content: Apparently a re-issue by Hogenberg's sons of a group of the historical prints he issued in various sets over a period of years. In this volume a series of engraved numbers (2-380 with gaps) appears on the plates; some are unnumbered. For a detailed listing of Hogenberg's approximately 485 historical prints, cf. Muller: Nederlandsche geschiedenis in platen, I, 413.
Content: Most of the engravings include at foot German verses and date of event; some have additional engraved French descriptive text or mounted slips with French letterpress.
Physical Description
Extent: 268 plates. 30 x 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13995785
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4a16bf50-c604-012f-e283-58d385a7bc34
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