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Gerardus Vossius, c. 1641

Sandrart, Joachim von (schilder)
Matham, Theodoor (graveur/engraver)
Dankertz (uitgever/publisher)
year: 1641

type: prent
print
detail: nee
dimensions: 27,8 x 19,8 cm.
related persons: Vossius, Gerardus Joannes
related terms: particuliere bibliotheken auteurs boekenverzamelaars
period: 17e eeuw
classification:
H: Bibliofilie, particuliere collecties
K: Maatschappelijke aspecten van boekproductie en -verspreiding

contents: Print of Gerardus Joannes Vossius (1577-1649) after a painting by Joachim von Sandrart. Vossius had been professor of the history of eloquence at the Amsterdam Athenaeum Illustre since 1632. He owned an enormous collection of books, judged by thestandards of his time. In his writings he called his library his `mouseion', a sanctuary devoted to the Muses.

origineel:
©description: Den Haag Koninklijke Bibliotheek
©reproduction: Amsterdam Rijksmuseum Rijksprentenkabinet




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