Johann Ulrich Krauss. Biblisches Engel- u. KunstWerck; alles das jenige, Was in Heiliger Göttlicher Schrifft Altes und Neuen Testaments Von den Heiligen Engeln Gottes Dero Erscheinungen Verrichtungen Bottschaffte u Gesandschaffte[n], Auf mancherley Art und Weise auss Göttlicher Verordnung Zu finden ist Also, dass auch, was von dess Engels dess Bundes und Grossen Raths Jesu Christi dess Sohns Gottes unsers Herrn und Heylands, in Englischer Gestalt und Erscheinung, Thaten Worten und Wercken gemeldet wird, So dann, was die erschaffene Ertzengel u. Engel in dem Geist-Weltliche[n] und Hauss Stans, Zu Unterweisung, Leitung u Beschirmung, im Lebe[n]- Leide[n] und Sterbe[n] der Gottselige[n], wider Gottes u ihre Feinde, die böse Geister, und böse Menschen gutes erwisen. In Zierlichen Kupffern, mit beygefügten Teutschen Erklärungs und Andachts-Reimen vorstellend... Augsburg: Johann Ulrich Krauss, 1694. Krown & Spellman retail: $1000. First Edition. Folio. A2,)(-2)(2.A-C2. [12],[12]p. 19th c. Cloth, spine ends rubbed, front hinge slightly torn; first three leaves re-margined in inner margin with a stain caused by the glues used; marginal repair on plate 6, repair on verso of plate 24, margin repair on plate 37; occ. stains and soiling. Engraved frontis.; engraved t.p.; engraved dedication leaf; engraved port. of Leopold The Great, Emperor of Hungary, Bohemia & Austria; large engraved text head-piece vignette and initial letter, & 30 full-page engraved plates. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Krauss, 1655-1719, designer and engraver was born and died in Augsburg. He was a pupil of Melchior Kusel. He is most famous for his baroque engravings of religious and biblical subjects though he also engraved many landscapes and perspective views. His famous work on angels was later incorporated into his larger, and even more renowned, collection of illustrations of the books of the Bible [Historischer Bilder Bible.] VD17 12:647829P. BL (German) K748. Berlin Cat. 4295. Augsburger Barock 596. Praz 389. Landwehr 391.Brunet III, 697. Ebert I, 11544. Graesse IV, 48.

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