Jean Jacques Boissard (Biographical details)

Jean Jacques Boissard (painter/draughtsman; author/poet; French; Male; 1528/33 - 1598/1602)

Also known as

Boissard, Jean Jacques

Biography

Writer, antiquarian, and occasional draughtsman. Based in Metz, but often travelled. Married in 1587 Marie Aubry, daughter of the publisher Jean Aubry. A relation of the engraver Robert Boissard. Responsible for texts and drawings for numerous illustrated books issued in the years 1581-1601, engraved and published by Robert Boissard, Theodor de Bry (a friend), Alexandre Vallée, and Jacques Granthomme. For a good listing of the titles, see Grivel's entry in the Saur dictionary of artists.

Bibliography

Marianne Grivel in the Saur dictionary of artists