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Les Travaux d'Ulysse (The Deeds of Ulysses)

Etched by Theodor van Thulden (Netherlandish, 1606–1669), After Nicolò dell' Abate (Italian (worked in France) 1509/12–1571), After Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, active in France, 1504–1570), Publisher François Langlois, called Ciartres (French, 1588–1647)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, v. 30, pp. 111-21, nos. 38-96, sixth edition


Overall: 23.3 x 33 x 2.5 cm (9 3/16 x 13 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 56 (of 59) etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: François Langlois, called Ciartres, 1640) Oblong folio; 62 (of 65); contemporary brown calf (rebacked).

Etchings after the paintings in the Galerie d’Ulysse at Fontainebleau, destroyed in the eighteenth century.

Paris: François Langlois, called Ciartres, 1640


Sylvester R. Koehler, Boston (first curator of prints, MFA, 1837-1900), by whom given to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler