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Livre de grotesques

1566
Jacques Androuet Ducerceau (French, about 1515–about 1585), Printer Andreas Wechel (French, died in 1581), Hans Vredeman de Vries (Netherlandish, 1527–1606?)


Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 303; BN, Inventaire 16th, I, p. 67; Geymüller 317

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 22.7 x 3 cm (13 3/8 x 8 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1271

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 34 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: Andreas Wechel, 1566) Folio; 36 leaves; modern gilt-stamped pale green vellum boards.

Grotesque ornamental designs


Paris: Andreas Wechel, 1566

Provenance

Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom purchased (through Colnaghi, London) by MFA, July 1, 1931.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund