Erasmus of Rotterdam

Erasmus of Rotterdam

(14661536)

Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

 

Works:

• Against War (English)

• Colloquies, Volume I (English)

• Dialoge or communication of two persons (English)

• Education of Children (English)

• Encomium artis medicae (Latin)

• In Praise of Folly (English)

• Merry Dialogue Declaringe the Properties of Shrowde Shrews and Honest Wives (English)

• Opuscula Selecta Neerlandicorum (Latin)

• The Praise of Folly (English)

Selections from Erasmus: Principally from his Epistles (Latin-English)

• Two Dyaloges, c. 1549 (English)

• Very Pleasaunt & Fruitful Diologe Called the Epicure (English)

 

Erasmus in Art:

Erasmus (1523)

Holbein, Hans the Younger (c.1497-1543)

Erasmus
1523
Oil on wood, 73.6 x 51.4 cm
National GalleryLondon

 

Erasmus of Rotterdam writing (1523)

Holbein, Hans the Younger (c.1497-1543)

Erasmus of Rotterdam writing
1523
Mixed technique on pine, 37.1 x 30.8 cm
Kunstmuseum BaselBasel

 

Erasmus writing (1523)

Holbein, Hans the Younger (c.1497-1543)

Erasmus writing
1523
Oil on wood, 43 x 33 cm
Musée du LouvreParis

 

Erasmus of Rotterdam (c 1532)

Holbein, Hans the Younger (c.1497-1543)

Erasmus of Rotterdam
c.1532
Oil on linden panel, 17.6 x 14 cm
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

 

Roundel Portrait of Erasmus of Rotterdam (1532)

Holbein, Hans the Younger (c.1497-1543)

Roundel Portrait of Erasmus of Rotterdam
1532
Oil on wood, diameter 14.2 cm
Kunstmuseum BaselBasel

 

 

Born October 28 1466 Rotterdam (Netherlands)
Died July 12 1536 Basel (Switzerland)
Occupation Humanist Philologist Philosopher Theologian Writer