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Cento favole morali

Venice
1570
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Circle Of Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian (Venetian), about 1488–1576), Author Giovanni Mario Verdizotti (Italian, 1525–1600), Printer Giordano Ziletti (Italian, active 1549–1583)


Place of Publication: Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1130-31; Mortimer, Italian, 523

Dimensions

Overall: 19.6 x 14.7 x 2 cm (7 11/16 x 5 13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.393

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 100 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Venice: Giordano Ziletti, 1570) Quarto; 156 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped brown morocco (Binda, Milan).

Illustrations: portrait of astrologer (fol. a6v); one hundred illustrations of fables (e.g., Eagle and Fox, p. 16; Mule, p. 28, etc.)


Venice: Giordano Ziletti, 1570

Provenance

Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919); Leo S. Olschki, Florence; W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen