Quadrins historiques de la Bible

Quadrins historiques d'Exode
Bible. OId Testament.

Illustrated by Bernard Salomon (French, about 1508–about 1561), Author Claude Paradin (French, died in 1573), Printer Jean de Tournes (French, 1504–1564)

Place of Publication: Lyons, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet IV, 995; Mortimer, French, 80 (1553 English ed.), 87 (1558 French ed.)


Overall: 16 x 12.2 x 1.8 cm (6 5/16 x 4 13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 199 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Lyons: Jean de Tournes, 1553) Octavo; 115 leaves; modern gray paper boards, gilt-stamped red morocco label.

Illustrations to the Old Testament.

Lyons: Jean de Tournes, 1553


Label with initials AP (crowned); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), bequeathed by him to the MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen