Requires Photography

Petites grotesques

after 1562
Jacques Androuet Ducerceau (French, about 1515–about 1585), After Nicoletto da Modena (Italian, active 1500–1512), After Enea Vico (Italian, 1523–1567), Publisher Luca Bertelli (Italian, active about 1550–1580)

Place of Publication: Venice?, Italy?

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 286[?--describes Paris 1562 ed. and Bertelli addition]; BN, Inventaire 16th, I, pp. 67-68; Geymüller, pp. 316-17


Overall: 20.3 x 15.9 x 3 cm (8 x 6 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Set of etched title page and 59 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Venice?: Luca Bertelli, after 1562) Quarto; 60 leaves; modern gilt-stamped green vellum boards.

Grotesque ornamental designs.

[Venice?] Luca Bertelli, after 1562


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

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund