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Disegni del Mantegna

Engraved by Francesco Novelli (Italian, 1767-1836), After Marco Zoppo (Italian, 1432?–1478?), Formerly attributed to Andrea Mantegna (Italian (Paduan, active in Mantua), about 1431–1506)

Place of Publication: Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc, III, p. 108, nos. 5-52; Nagler, Kunstler-Lexikon, X, p. 281


Overall: 40.5 x 29.5 x 2 cm (15 15/16 x 11 5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book, completely engraved

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Venice: 1795) Folio; 55 leaves; contemporary half vellum (gilt-stamped green leather labels), green pastepaper boards (beige cloth slipcase).

Reproductive engravings after drawings attributed at that time to Mantegna.

Venice: 1795


W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen