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De architectura

M. Vitruvius per Iocundum solito castigatior factus cum figuris et tabula

1511
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Author Vitruvius Pollio, Printer Giovanni Tacuino (Italian, 16th century)


Place of Publication: Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1327; Mortimer, Italian, 543; Fowler 393; Berlin 1798

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 21.5 x 4.5 cm (12 x 8 7/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.649.1

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 136 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Venice: Giovanni Tacuino, 1511) Folio; 123 leaves; contemporary limp vellum (off-white linen cloth box, brown leather labels). BOUND with 1524 edition (1979.649.2).

Illustrations of diagrams, plans, architectural details, and machinery in use.


Venice: Giovanni Tacuino, 1511

Provenance

Red wax armorial seal on verso of title page; Samuel and Dorothy Glaser, by whom given to MFA, December 19, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel and Dorothy Glaser