Record number 03/2446
Author Sandrart, Joachim von, 1606 - 1688
TitleL'Academia Todesca della Architectura, Scultura & Pittura: Oder Teutsche Academie der Edlen Bau- Bild- und Mahlerey-Künste: Darinn enthalten Ein gründlicher Unterricht / von dieser dreyer Künste Eigenschaft / Lehr-Sätzen und Beheimnissen / von den Bau-Steinen ... Joachim von Sandrart ...
ImprintNürnberg /: Bey Jacob von Sandrart / auch in Frankfurt / bey Matthæus Merian / zu finden. Gedruckt bey Johann-Philipp Miltenberger., Anno Christi M DC LXXV (-MDCLXXIX).
Physical Description2 vols.; 378 mm. (In sixes.)
Content Format NoteVol. I: [Half-t., front., t.p., dedic., port., approb., add. t.pl.] - [Text with pl.] - Register - Bericht an den Buchbinder; Erinnerung - Lebenslauf und Kunst-Werke Des ... Joachims von Sandrart. - Vol. II: [Half-t., front., t.p., dedic., port., approb., poems, add. t.pl.] - [Text with pl.]; Register - Bericht an den Buchbinder; Errata.
Summary NoteIn addition to the main title-page each part has its own title-page, as follows: 'Der Teutschen Academie Zweyter Theil' (Nürnberg, 1675); 'Der Teutschen Academie Zweyter und lester Haupt-Theil (Nürnberg, MDCLXXIX); (half-title) 'Der Teutscher Academie Andren Haupt-Theils zweyter Theil'; 'Der Tetschen Academie Zweyten Haupt-Theils Dritter Theil' (Nürnberg, MDCLXXIX).

The work includes first-hand accounts of some of Sandrart's German and other contemporaries - including Claude Lorrain (II Th., III Buch, 23 Cap.) and Testa.
Responsibility NoteThe frontispiece to Volume I is signed as drawn by J. de Sandrart and engraved by C.G. Amling; that of Volume II is signed as drawn by Sandrart and engraved by R. Collin. The portrait in Volume I is signed as painted by J.U. Mair and engraved by P. Kilian; that in Volume II is signed as engraved by R. Collin. Many plates are signed as drawn by Sandrart and engraved by R. Collin or other engravers (J. Franck, G.A. Wolfgang, J.G. Waldreich, I.I. Thourneyser, Melchior Küsell, G. C. Eimmart, B. Kilian, Jacob Sandrart, Joh. Meyer, Susanna von Sandrart, J.A. Boener, C. Meyer). Many plates are unsigned.

The work is dedicated to the world-renowned German nation and to champions and lovers of art ('Der Welt-berühmten Teutschen Nation ... Kunst-Helden und Kunstliebenden').
SubjectArt - Architecture - Sculpture - Painting - Artists, German - Artists - Europe - Germany - History
Art History - Biography - Germany - 17th century
ReproductionsFacsimiles were published in 1994 (Nordlinger) and 1971 (Farnborough, UK: Gregg).
http://ta.sandrart.net/en/
ReferencesNational Gallery (Washington), Mark J. Millard, III (1998), no. 111; F.W. H. Hollstein, German engravings ... ca. 1400-1700 (1954-), 38-41.
Anna Schreurs, Unter Minerva schutz: bildung durch kunst in Joachim von Sandrarts 'Teutscher Academie' (2012)
Binding Note20th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; red morocco spine-labels lettered 'Sandrart', spines lettered 'I (II)'. Bound with 'P. Ovidii Nas. Metamorphosis, Oder, Des verblümten Sinns' (Nürnberg, 1679).
ProvenancePurchased April (or later in) 1779 ('Paid for Books Sandrart £11:11s.', RA Treasurer's Account Book 1768-1795).
Variant TitleTeutsche Academie
Contributors Froberg, Christian Sigismund
Funcken, David
Miltenberger, Johann-Philipp, 0016 - 1678, printer
Riegel, Christoph, 1714,
Collin, Richard, 1626 - ca. 1697, engraver
Kilian, Philipp, 1628 - 1693, engraver
Franck, Johannes, ca. 1687, engraver
Wolfgang, G. A., engraver
Waldreich, J. G., engraver
Thurneysen, Johann Jakob, 1636 - 1711, engraver
Küsel, Melchior, 1626 - ca. 1683, engraver
Eimmart, Georg Christoph, 1638 - 1705, engraver
Kilian, Bartholomäus, 1630 - 1696, engraver
Sandrart, Johann Jakob von, 1655 - 1698, publisher, engraver
Meyer, Johannes, 1655 - 1712, engraver
Sandrart, Susanne Maria von, 1658 - 1716, engraver
Meyer, Conrad, 1618 - 1689, engraver
Amling, Karl Gustave, 1651 - 1702, engraver
Mayr, Johann Ulrich, 1630 - 1704, source artist
Boener, Johann Alexander, 1647 - 1720, engraver
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