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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1553-1566 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    de Puys, Jacques (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case JENNINGS, shelf 1

Physical description

Print, the letter C. Woodcut mounted on card with letters arranged in alphabetical order.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)


1553-1566 (made)


de Puys, Jacques (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut on paper


Height: 380 mm mount size, Width: 266 mm mount size

Descriptive line

Print, the letter C, woodcut printed by J. de Puys, Paris, 1553-1566, from the Jennings Collection of alphabets, initial letters and title-pages from the 15th and 16th centuries

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Jennings, Oscar. Early woodcut initials; containing over thirteen hundred reproductions of ornamental letters of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, selected and annotated by Oscar Jennings. London : Methuen and Co., 1908.

Production Note

From a printed version of the works of Cicero








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