Jean-Jacques Boissard  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Jean-Jacques Boissard (1528 – October 30, 1602) was a French antiquary and Neo-Latin poet.


He provided text and drawings for books by Robert Boissard, Theodor de Bry, Jacques Granthomme and Alexandre Vallée. Major works are:

  • Poemata (1574)
  • Emblemata (1584)
  • Icones Virorum Illustrium (1597)
  • Vitae et Icones Sultanorum Turcicorum, etc. (1597)
  • Theatrum Vitae Humanae (1596)
  • Romanae urbis topographia et antiquitates (1597–1602)
  • De Divinatione et Magicis Praestigiis (1605)
  • Habitus Variarum Orbis Gentium (1581), ornamented with seventy illuminated figures.<ref name=EB/>

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