Van Mander rewrites art history

Van Mander rewrites art history in this book of “celebrity” artists from the Netherlands.

Karel van Mander, Het Schilder-Boeck (Haarlem: Paschier van Wesbusch, 1604), illustrated book with engraved title, author portrait; extra-illustrated with 95 engravings, 52 woodcuts, and 40 drawings. 21 x 16.7 x 5.8 cm (Center for Netherlandish Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Christopher D.M. Atkins and Dr. Beth Harris, "Van Mander rewrites art history," in Smarthistory, November 22, 2021, accessed May 18, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/van-mander-het-schilderboeck/.