Babylone, Franvois De
Babylone, Franvois De a French engraver, flourished about 1550. He has sometimes been called the "Master of the Caduceus," from the wand which he adopted as a badge. The following are a few of his religious prints: The Virgin Mary and Infant Resting on the Stump. of a Tree:-St. Joseph Resting his Head on his Hand. Recent discoveries have shown that the real name of this artist: is Jacques de Barbary. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.