Quinti Horatii Flacci emblemata imaginibus in aes incisis, notisq[ue], illustrata studio Othonis Vaeni.

Horace; Vaenius, Otto; [Otto van Veen]

Published by Prostant apud Philippu Lisaert, auctoris aere & curae, Antwerp, 1612
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4to (240 x 192mm). 212pp., [2]. 103 full-page engravings attributed to his brother and artist Gijsbert van Veen (1562-1628). Title with engraved oval portrait of Horace. Contemporary vellum, paneled in blind with raised bands; (title thumb-soiled, worming to lower margins worst at final few quires; modern endpapers, hinges strengthened, upper joint cracked at head and foot, covers slightly bowed). Otto Vaenius was a painter, draughtsman, and humanist flourishing in Brussels in the late 16th and early 17th century. He is known for running a large studio in Antwerp, producing several emblem books, and for being Peter Paul Rubensís teacher from 1594 to 1598. Horatian emblem books were received with resounding enthusiasm in the early modern period. The large and complex symbolic images meant to relay the basic precepts of humanist morality and celebrate Horatian virtues in society. Copies of this book were pirated by authors in Holland, France, Spain, Italy and England. This 1612 reprint of the original 1607 publication may be such an edition with explanatory text printed in Spanish, Dutch, Italian and French in the lower portion of preceding page. Lanhwehr 679; Praz II, p.168-9. Bookseller Inventory # D420

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Title: Quinti Horatii Flacci emblemata imaginibus ...

Publisher: Prostant apud Philippu Lisaert, auctoris aere & curae, Antwerp

Publication Date: 1612

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