Architecture ou art de bien bastir

1572
Illustrated by Jean Goujon (French, about 1510–about 1565), Author Vitruvius Pollio, Translator Jean Martin (French), Printer Jérôme de Marnef (French, 16th century), Printer Guillaume Cavellat (French, died in 1576 or 1577)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1329; Berlin 958; Fowler 411; Mortimer, French, 551

Dimensions

Overall: 35.8 x 23.8 x 3.7 cm (14 1/8 x 9 3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.648

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with about 150 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Jérôme de Marnef and Guillaume Cavellat, 1572) Folio; 182 leaves; contemporary distressed brown calf (rebacked).

Illustrations of architectural orders, elevations, diagrams, renderings, etc.


Paris: Jérôme de Marnef and Guillaume Cavellat, 1572

Provenance

Early ownership inscription [La Boucher?] on title; [Léonce Laget, Paris?--cat. desc. inserted in book]; Samuel and Dorothy Glaser, by whom given to MFA, December 19, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel and Dorothy Glaser