Perrissin, J. J. (c.1536-c.1611) & Tortorel, J. (fl.1568-92); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 1570. Le Massacre de Tours. The massacre of Huguenots in Tours, France in 1562 was part of wider persecutions of Protestants by Catholics in France during the 16th and 17th centuries. Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.