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Title page, Les simulachres & historiees faces de la mort

1538
Illustrated by Hans Holbein, the Younger (German, 1497 or 1498–1543), Cut by Hans Lützelberger (died in 1526), Printer Gaspard and Melchior Trechsel (French, 16th century), Publisher François Frellon (French, died about 1546), Publisher Jean Frellon (French, died in 1568)


Place of Publication: Lyons, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet III, 254-55; Mortimer, French, 284

Accession Number

08.544.2

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Lyons: Melchior and Gaspard Trechsel, for Jean and François Frellon, 1538

Provenance

By 1908, Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., London; 1908, sold by Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. to the MFA. (Accession date: January 12, 2017)

Credit Line

Museum purchase