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Livre de la conqueste de la toison d'or

Paris: 1563


Inscription on preliminary leaf: "provient de Mr. [Le Soufaché?]"; Henri Vever, Paris (book label); William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, November 18, 1948.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund


  • Illustrated by Léonard Thiry, Netherlandish (worked in France), active from 1536, died in 1550
  • Engraved by René Boyvin, French, 1525–1580 or 98
Place of Publication

Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet II, 1648; Mortimer, French, 520; BN, Inventaire 16th, I, pp. 172-77; Robert-Dumesnil, v. 8, pp. 36-44, nos. 39-64

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Medium or Technique

Set of 26 engravings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books