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Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

1499
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century (Italian), Author Francesco Colonna (Italian, 1433–1527), Printer Aldus Manutius (Italian, 1449/50–1515)


Place of Publication: Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff C-767; BMC V 561; GW 7223; Essling 1198; Sander 2056

Dimensions

Overall: 28.8 x 21.8 x 4.2 cm (11 5/16 x 8 9/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P19581

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 170 woodcuts [incomplete]

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Venice: Aldus Manutius, December 1499) Folio; 234 leaves [incomplete]; light brown velvet binding, tan phase box.


Venice: Aldus Manutius, December 1499

Provenance

Joseph Baer & Co., from whom purchased by MFA, Summer 1912.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund