La giostra di Giuliano de' Medici (The Joust of Giuliano de' Medici)

about 1500
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century (Italian), Author Angelo Poliziano (Italian, 1454–1494), Printer Antonio Tubini (Italian, 15th century), Printer Lorenzo de Alopa (Italian, active 1480–1500), Printer Andrea Ghirlandi (Italian, 15th century)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff P-889; BMC VI 693; Sander 5815; Kristeller 336a


Overall: 21.3 x 14.5 x 1 cm (8 3/8 x 5 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Antonio Tubini, Loronzo de Alopa, and Andrea Ghirlandi [about 1500]) Quarto; 30 leaves [last eight supplied in facsimile]; modern gilt-stamped green morocco.

Illustrations: knight in full armor on horseback (fol. a1r); Orpheus charming the animals (c6v)

Florence: Antonio Tubini, Lorenzo de Alopa, and Andrea Ghirlandi [about 1500]


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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen