Architecture ou art de bien bastir

Illustrated by Jean Goujon (French, about 1510–about 1565)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1329; Berlin 958; Fowler 411; Mortimer, French, 551


Overall: 35.8 x 23.8 x 3.7 cm (14 1/8 x 9 3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with about 150 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Jérôme de Marnef and Guillaume Cavellat, 1572) Folio; 182 leaves; contemporary distressed brown calf (rebacked).

Illustrations of architectural orders, elevations, diagrams, renderings, etc.

Paris: Jérôme de Marnef and Guillaume Cavellat, 1572


Early ownership inscription [La Boucher?] on title; [Léonce Laget, Paris?--cat. desc. inserted in book]; Samuel and Dorothy Glaser, by whom given to MFA, December 19, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel and Dorothy Glaser