HET GULDEN CABINET vande edel vry Schilder-const inhoudende den Lof vande vermarste schilders, architecte, beldhowers ende plaetsnyders van dese eeuw
CORNELIS DE BIE
1971. Engr. titlepage, 586 pp. and 103 plates of portraits. Bound in half leather.= Reprint of the original edition Antwerp, 1661
This edition has been provided with an Introduction in English by G.Th. Lemmens
Cornelis de Bie (1627- after 1711) was a notary in his native town of Lier who made his mark in history or more precisely in art history, with his Gulden Cabinet, a series of biographies and panegyrics on artists. His subjects are most South Netherlandish painters, sculptors and architects of the 17th and late 16th centuries.