Theatrum pictorium Davidis Teniers Antverpiensis pictoris serenissimorum principum Leopoldi Guillelmi archducis Austriae, & Joannis Austriaci pro Philippo IV. rege Hispaniarum Belgij gubernatorum : in quo exhibentur ipsius manu delineatae ejusque cura in aes incisae picturae archetypae Italicae, quas ipse ser[enissi]mus archidux in pinacothecam suam Bruxellis collegit : opus omnibus artis pictoriae perutile.

Teniers, David, 1610-1690.
Antverpiae : Apud Henricum & Cornelium Verdussen, typographos ... [between 1692 and 1720]
[4] p., [244] leaves of plates (some fold.) : chiefly ill. ; 45 cm. (fol.)
o.go a&m, umt. t;l- (C) 1692 (Q)
Painting, Italian -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings, Dutch -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
Belgium Antwerp.
Imprint date range conjectured by STCV from printers' dates of activity.
Signatures: [A]².
Engraved title vignette (printers' device); 246 engraved, numbered plates on 244 leaves.
Title printed in red and black.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Martin and Margy Meyerson Endowment Fund for the Built Environment Collections.
Penn Libraries copy imperfect: plates 4, 23, 24, 59, 74, 174, 192, 193, 207, 225, 227 and 233 wanting.
Penn Libraries copy: caption to plate 229(?) effaced; the plate number is supplied in early ms. in brown ink.
Penn Libraries copy has early ms. bibliographical notes in French on verso of back free endpaper.
Penn Libraries copy purchased as Lot 297 at Koller Auctions (Basel), 22 September 2014.
Penn Libraries copy has evidence of bookplate on front pastedown.
Penn Libraries copy bound in full early leather; gold-tooled cover edges; 6 raised, gold-tooled bands on spine; gold-tooled spine panels; gold-stamped red leather spine label ("TENIERS THEATRVM PICTORVM"); all edges stippled red; marbled pastedowns.
Penn Libraries copy: some plates bound in out of order: plate 246 after title leaf, plate 97 after plate 95, and plate 105 after plate 103. Plates 104 and 105 have early ms. corrections, each to the other's number, in their captions in brown ink.
Penn Chronology:
1692-1720 (between)
Cited in:
STCV 12859437
Leopold Wilhelm, Archduke of Austria, 1614-1662.
Verdussen, Cornelis, active 1689-1728, printer.
Verdussen, Henricus, active 1692-1721?, printer.
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Martin and Margy Meyerson Endowment Fund for the Built Environment Collections.
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