In Effigiem Ioannis Iacobi Boissardi Vesuntini

Designer Jean Jacques Boissard French
Engraver Julius Goltzius Netherlandish
Publisher Caspar Rutz Netherlandish

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Engraving, part of 'Habitus variarum orbis gentium' (Costumes of the various peoples of the world), representing the costumes of men and women from various parts of the world, engraved after designs by Boissard and published by Rutz in 1581.

This engraving consists of a side portrait of Jean Jacques Boissard, designer of the plates in the book, wearing a ruff, short-sleeved overcoat and doublet with long puff sleeves, and holding a pen on his left hand, writing with it. The frame has small, stylized leaves, and around it are inscriptions in Russian and Latin.

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