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Collection of 46 woodcut book illustrations

Recueil de figures sur bois
Pourtraicts divers

About 1556–57
Illustrated by Bernard Salomon (French, about 1508–about 1561), Publisher Jean de Tournes (French, 1504–1564)

Place of Publication: Lyons, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Papillon, Gravure en bois, I, pp. 214-15


Overall: 15.4 x 10.3 x 0.9 cm (6 1/16 x 4 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Album of 46 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Lyons: Jean de Tournes, about 1556-1557) Octavo; 48 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped tan morocco.

Proof illustrations of stage sets, portrait heads, signs of the zodiac, emblems, etc.

Lyons: Jean de Tournes, about 1556-1557


Henry Huth (1815-1878); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen