Requires Photography

Leçons de perspective positive

Illustrated by Jacques Androuet Ducerceau (French, about 1515–about 1585), Printer Mamert Patisson (French, died in 1601 or 1602)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 281; Berlin 4699; Fowler 26; BN, Inventaire 16th, I, p. 69; Geymuller, p. 299


Overall: 30.2 x 20.2 x 1.9 cm (11 7/8 x 7 15/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 60 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris, Mamert Patisson, 1676 [sic: i.e., 1576]) Quarto; 72 leaves; old gilt-stamped vellum, red leather label (beige cloth box).

Diagrams and renderings of perspectival views.

Paris: Mamert Patisson, 1576


Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Glaser, by whom given to MFA, December 19, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel and Dorothy Glaser