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L'amour de Cupido et de Psiche

1546
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

Catalogue Raisonné

Mortimer, French, 33

Dimensions

Overall: 14.1 x 9.6 x 1.6 cm (5 9/16 x 3 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.687.2

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(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

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis