Requires Photography

La technographie; La rizographie; La caligraphie

about 1600
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

Catalogue Raisonné

Bonacini 1039-41; Berlin 5089-91; Becker 44

Dimensions

Overall: 19.8 x 27.6 x 1.8 cm (7 13/16 x 10 7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.611

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book(s) with 95 engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(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

Provenance

Collector's stamp on title, initials NR; Davis & Orioli, London, from whom purchased by MFA, October 11, 1939

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund