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Le recueil ou croniques des hystoires des royaulmes d'austrasie ou france orientale..

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 16th century, Author Symphorien Champier (French, 1472–1539), Publisher Vincent de Portonariis (French, died in 1522)

Place of Publication: Lyons, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet I, 1771-73; Murray, French, 632


Overall: 26.9 x 19.7 x 2 cm (10 9/16 x 7 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Lyons: Vincent de Portonariis, 1510) Folio; 110 leaves; modern blind- and gilt-stamped red morocco (H. Duru).

Selected illustrations: Portrait of Champier and his wife (fol. e2r, repeated); knight in armor on horseback (q1v); knighthood ceremony (q2r)

Lyons: Vincent de Portonariis, 1510


Nicolas Yemeniz (1775-1871, his sale, Paris 1867, lot 2452); Edouard Rahir (1862-1924, sale Paris, 6-8 May 1931, lot 450); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen