Vues d'optique

Veteri consuetudine...continet enim venustissimas optices, quam perspectivam nominant viginti figuras

1551
Jacques Androuet Ducerceau (French, about 1515–about 1585), After Michele (Lucchese) Greco (Italian, active 1553–1604), Giuseppe Maria Mitelli (Italian, 1634–1718)


Place of Publication: Orléans, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 2356; Geymüller, p. 300; BN, Inventaire 16th, I, pp. 60-61

Dimensions

Overall: 25.8 x 20.6 x 1.2 cm (10 3/16 x 8 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

34.830

Medium or Technique

Set of etched title and 22 etchings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Orléans: the artist, 1551) Quarto; 23 leaves; modern half black-stamped brown morocco, decorative paper boards.

Perspective and architectural views


Orléans: the artist, 1551

Provenance

Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom acquired by MFA, October 4, 1934.

Credit Line

Ellen Page Hall Fund