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Perrissin, Jean Jacques (1536 or 1538 - after 1611) (Artist)

erste tail. : Mancher layen gedencwirdiger historien von krierg [sic], mord vnd aüfrüeren, welche sich dise verloffene nechste iaren hehr in francreich zugetragen, in viertzig taflen begriffen: alles nach glaublicher künschaft vnd beteurüng der ienigen so selbsten personlich darbei gewesen seint, vnd es mit aügen geseen haben, warhaftig abconterfeitet.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1570]
Place: [Genf :
Publisher: Jean de Laon Für Nicolas Castellin und Pierre Le Vignon,
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Swiss 1570
France -- History -- Wars of the Huguenots, 1562-1598
Content: Binding, 16th century German, of blind-stamped white leather.
Content: Comprises 26 copper engravings, 13 woodcuts and a printed title within an engraved border which is signed by Perrissin who probably made the original designs. in collaboration with Jacques Tortorel he executed themon wood and copper. Both woodcuts and engravings exist for most of the subjects. In this copy all are engravings except [4-7, 10-11, 14-15, 18, 27, 29, 32 and 37] which are woodcuts. Jacques Le Challeux was probably the woodcutter.
Content: No more published.
Content: Published also with the printed matter in French, in Latinand in italian.
Content: See: Brunet V, 892-895 and suppl., II, 778-780. Schweizerisches Künstler-Lexikon, II, 524-525 and III, 323-324. Bibliothèque nationale, Paris. Département des estampes. Inventaire du fonds français. Graveurs du seizième siècle. Paris, 1932-38. v. 2, p. 37-53. Franklin,A. L. A., ed. Les grandes scènes historiques du XVIe siècle; reproduction facsimilé du recueil de J. Tortorel et J. Perrissin. Paris, 1886.
Content: With German caption and explanation above and below each plate. With German caption and explanation above and below each plate.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16832087
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c461e1a0-c602-012f-8057-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1538: Creator Born
  • 1570: Issued
  • 1611: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Title page.