Vues d'optique

Veteri consuetudine...continet enim venustissimas optices, quam perspectivam nominant viginti figuras

Jacques Androuet Ducerceau (French, about 1515–about 1585), After Michele (Lucchese) Greco (Italian, active 1553–1604), Giuseppe Maria Mitelli (Italian, 1634–1718)

Place of Publication: Orléans, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 2356; Geymüller, p. 300; BN, Inventaire 16th, I, pp. 60-61


Overall: 25.8 x 20.6 x 1.2 cm (10 3/16 x 8 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Set of etched title and 22 etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Orléans: the artist, 1551) Quarto; 23 leaves; modern half black-stamped brown morocco, decorative paper boards.

Perspective and architectural views

Orléans: the artist, 1551


Georges Mathias, Paris, from whom acquired by MFA, October 4, 1934.

Credit Line

Ellen Page Hall Fund