La technographie; La rizographie; La caligraphie
Calligrapher Guillaume Le Gangneur (French, about 1553–about 1624), Engraved by Simon Wynouts Frisius (Netherlandish, about 1580–1629), Engraved by Thomas de Leu (French, about 1555–about 1612), After Pierre Dumonstier (French, about 1545–1625)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Bonacini 1039-41; Berlin 5089-91; Becker 44
Overall: 19.8 x 27.6 x 1.8 cm (7 13/16 x 10 7/8 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book(s) with 95 engravings
Not On View
(Paris: the author, about 1600) Quarto; 104 leaves; gilt-stamped red morocco binding dated 1869 (Chambolle-Duru).
Illustrated examples of French, “Italian,” and Greek writing.
Paris: the author, about 1600
Collector's stamp on title, initials NR; Davis & Orioli, London, from whom purchased by MFA, October 11, 1939
William A. Sargent Fund