Les simulachres & historiees faces de la mort
Illustrated by Hans Holbein, the Younger (German, 1497 or 1498–1543), Cut by Hans Lützelberger (died in 1526), Printer Gaspard and Melchior Trechsel (French, 16th century), Publisher Jean Frellon (French, died in 1568), Publisher François Frellon (French, died about 1546)
Place of Publication: Lyons, France
Brunet III, 254-55; Mortimer, French, 284
Overall: 15.4 x 11 x 1 cm (6 1/16 x 4 5/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 41 woodcuts
Not On View
(Lyons: Melchior and Gaspard Trechsel, for Jean and François Frellon, 1538) Quarto; 52 leaves; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Rivière).
Illustrations of Dance of Death subjects.
Lyons: Melchior and Gaspard Trechsel, for Jean and François Frellon, 1538
W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.
Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen