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Petites grotesques

after 1562
Jacques Androuet Ducerceau (French, about 1515–about 1585), After Nicoletto da Modena (Italian, active 1500–1512)

Place of Publication: Venice?, Italy?

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 286[?--describes Paris 1562 ed. and Bertelli addition]; BN, Inventaire 16th, I, pp. 67-68; Geymüller, pp. 316-17


Overall: 20.3 x 15.9 x 3 cm (8 x 6 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Set of etched title page and 59 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Venice?: Luca Bertelli, after 1562) Quarto; 60 leaves; modern gilt-stamped green vellum boards.

Grotesque ornamental designs.

[Venice?] Luca Bertelli, after 1562


Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom purchased (through Colnaghi, London) by MFA, July 1, 1931.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund