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Bernard Palissy (1510?–1590)

Palissy, Bernard (pä-lē-sē’). A great artistic potter and glass-painter; born at La Chapelle, Biron, in the province of Périgord, about 1510; died 1590, in the Bastille, where he was imprisoned on the charge of heresy. His writings are: ‘Veritable Receipt whereby all Men in France can Learn to Multiply and Enlarge their Treasures,’ etc. (1564); ‘Admirable Discourses on the Nature of Waters and Fountains’ (1580).