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Engraver Robert Boissard (French, 16th century), After Jean Jacques Boissard (French, 1528–1602)

Place of Publication: Strasbourg, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc I p. 416 (Nos. 12-35); Bibl. nat., Inventaire 16th, I, pp. 156-61; Lipperheide 3167


Overall: 28.7 x 20.3 x 1.5 cm (11 5/16 x 8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Set of engraved title and 23 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Strasbourg: Robert Boissard, 1597) Quarto; 24 leaves; seventeenth[?]-century gilt-stamped brown calf, brown cloth slipcase, brown leather label.

Illustrations of pairs of figures in costume, including a woman and death (pl. 24).

Strasbourg: Robert Boissard, 1597


Lucien Goldschmidt, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, June 5, 1963.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund