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Wechel, Christian

Christian Wechel* (fl. 1522–1554)

Originally from Germany but established his business in Paris. The first member of the Wechel printing dynasty, succeeded by his son Andrew who fled France after the massacre of St. Bartholomew’s Day. Christian himself had run into trouble when he published Erasmus’ ‘De eso interdicto carnium’ (1534). – source: British Museum.

One of his printer’s devices was a Pegasus:

* Also spelled Wechsel.

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