Record number 03/2169
TitleTheatrum Vitam, virtutes, miracula Rmi. P. Gabrielis Maria Ord. Minorum Reg. Obs. III. ... B. Joannæ de Francia P. Spiritualis, et cum ipsa Ord. Annuntiataru. Institutoris per XXIV scenas repræsentans ... Theatre Remonstrant en XXIV scenes la vie, vertus, et miracles du Rme. P. Gabriel Maria ... Rme Patri P. Petro Marchant ... haec ... L.M.D.D.C.Q.
Imprint[Antwerp?]: Io: Bap: Barbé sculpsit et excud. Cum privilegio., MDCXLII.
Physical, port., 24 pl.; 98 mm.
Summary NoteThe title-plate is printed in Latin and French. It is followed by a portrait of Gabriel Maria and 24 numbered plates showing incidents in his life, each with engraved explanatory caption.
Responsibility NoteAll plates are signed as drawn by Abraham van Diepenbeeck and engraved and printed by Io. Bap. Barbé.
SubjectReligious communities - Europe - History - 16th century
Christian art and symbolism - Saints - Iconography
Biography - Devotional images - Narrative art - 17th century
Pictorial works - 17th century
Name as Subject Gabriel Maria, Blessed, 1463 - 1532
ReferencesA survey of devotional images was A. Spamer, Das kleine Andachtsbild vom XIV. bis zum XX. Jahrhundert (1930).
Copy NoteImperfect; lacking pl. XI, XII.
Binding NoteContemporary vellum; spine lettered 'Vita St Norberti'. Bound with: Vita S. Norberti (1622) and Icones Sanctae Clarae (n.d.).
ProvenanceThe front paste-down carries an 18th-century bookplate, of 'CP' (or 'PC'?). Recorded in Catalogue Of The Library In The Royal Academy, London (1802).
Variant TitleThéatre Remonstrant en XXIV scènes la vie
Contributors Diepenbeeck, Abraham van, 1596 - 1675, illustrator, draughtsman
Barbé, Jean Baptiste, 1578? - 1649, engraver, publisher
Marchant, Petrus, 1585 - 1661, dedicatee
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