Icones, id est verae Imagines virorum doctrina simul et pietate illustrium
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Swiss, 16th century (Swiss, 16th century), School of Tobias Stimmer (German, 1539–1584), Author Théodore de Bèze (1519–1605), Publisher Jean de Laon (1519–about 1599)
Place of Publication: Geneva, Switzerland
Brunet I, 843; Murray, French, 614; Praz 270; F. Gardy, Bibliographie de Bèze, 338.
Overall: 25.2 x 17.2 x 3 cm (9 15/16 x 6 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 82 woodcuts
Not On View
(Geneva: Jean de Laon, 1580) Quarto; 160 leaves; 19th-century blind- and gilt-stamped brown calf, rebacked.
Illustrations: 38 portraits within decorative borders; 44 emblems, also within decorative borders.
Geneva: Jean de Laon, 1580
J.P.R. Lyell; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vershbow, MA, by whom given to MFA, December 31, 1969.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Vershbow