De plurimus claris sceletisque mulieribus (Of Many Renowned and Select Women)
De claris mulieribus
Place of Publication: Ferrara, Italy
Goff J-204; BMC VI 613; Sander 915
Overall: 31.6 x 22.1 x 5.3 cm (12 7/16 x 8 11/16 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 172 woodcuts
Not On View
(Ferrara: Lorenzo de’ Rossi, 29 April 1497) Folio; 174 leaves; contemporary blind-stamped calf (rebacked), brass clasps.
Selected illustrations: author presenting book to Beatrice of Aragon, with border (fol. A1v); eight scenes from the Life of the Virgin, with border (a1v); Medusa (c8r); Damisella Trivulzia (z3r)
Ferrara: Lorenzo de’ Rossi, 29 April 1497
William H. Schab, New York (Cat. 2, no. 136), from whom purchased by MFA, January 9, 1941.
William A. Sargent Fund