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Errores Ulyssis

Etched by Theodor van Thulden (Netherlandish, 1606–1669), After Nicolò dell' Abate (Italian (worked in France) 1509/12–1571), After Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, active in France, 1504–1570), Publisher Melchior Tavernier II (French, 1595–1665)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, v. 30, pp. 111-21, nos. 38-96, fourth edition


Overall: 25.8 x 34.6 x 1.8 cm (10 3/16 x 13 5/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 59 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Melchior Tavernier, 1634) Oblong folio; 64 leaves; modern gilt-stamped red morocco (red cloth box)

Etched coat of arms of Liancourt; illustrations after paintings in the Galerie d’Ulysse at Fontainebleau, destroyed in the eighteenth century.

Paris: Melchior Tavernier, 1634


Inscribed "Beaulieu[?...] 1702"; Marlborough Rare Books, London, from whom purchased by MFA, June 5, 1963.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund