L'amour de Cupido et de Psiche
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, French, 16th century (French), After Agostino Veneziano (Italian, about 1490–after 1536), Author Apuleius (2nd century), Printer Jeanne de Marnef Janot (French, 16th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Mortimer, French, 33
Overall: 14.1 x 9.6 x 1.6 cm (5 9/16 x 3 3/4 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 32 woodcuts
Not On View
(Paris: Jeanne de Marnef Janot, 1546) Octavo; 48 leaves; contemporary blind- and gilt-stamped brown calf.
Illustrations of legend of Cupid and Psyche, within elaborate decorative borders
BOUND with: Les figures de l’Apocalipse, 1547 (33.687.1)
Paris: Jeanne de Marnef Janot, 1546
Marcus Fugger (1529-1597--binding; initials on front pastedown); Oettingen-Wallerstein (Kloster Maihingen) stamp on title of Apocalypse [33.687.1] bound with this title; Karl & Faber, Munich, Fugger Sale, Nov. 6-7, 1933, lot 97, from which purchased (through E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London) by MFA, December 1933.
Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis