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Antwerp: Gillis van Diest, 1557


The children of Dr. James B. Ayer, by whom given to the MFA, 1922.

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Dr. James B. Ayer


Place of Publication

Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet II, 1653-54; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, VII, p. 201, nos. 1-134; VIII, p. 139, no. 1; Bialler, Chiaroscuro, 2

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Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with chiaroscuro etched and woodcut title page, 132 chiaroscuro etchings with woodcut, 16 blank etchings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books