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Les illustres observations antiques

1558
Illustrated by Bernard Salomon (French, about 1508–about 1561), Author Gabriele Simeoni (Italian, 1509–1575), Printer Jean de Tournes (French, 1504–1564)


Place of Publication: Lyons, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 392; Mortimer, French, 497

Dimensions

Overall: 20.2 x 15.5 x 2 cm (7 15/16 x 6 1/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.328

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Lyons: Jean de Tournes, 1558) Quarto; 75 leaves; contemporary vellum, gilt-stamped brown leather label.

Illustrations of antique sculpture, coins, architecture, inscriptions.


Lyons: Jean de Tournes, 1558

Provenance

Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA May 8, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.