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Ducerceau family or Du Cerceau family, 

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Gordon Campbell

A family of French architects and engineers. Jacques Androuet the Elder (c.1515–1585) was an architect, decorator, engraver, and publisher. During his life he was famous as an engraver with a relish for decorative detail and fantastic ornament, but he is now valued chiefly for the images that his engravings supply of the buildings and gardens of sixteenth-century France, which he collected in the two volumes of his ... ...

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