Le sorti intitolate giardino di pensieri

1540
Woodcuts by Giuseppe Salviati (Italian, c. 1520–c. 1575), Copied after Francesco Salviati (Italian, 1510–1563), Copied after Marco Dente da Ravenna (about 1493–1527)


Place of Publication: Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Sander 4231; Brunet III, 1407-08; Mortimer, Italian, 279

Dimensions

Overall: 32.8 x 23.8 x 2.8 cm (12 15/16 x 9 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.55

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 100 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Venice: Francesco Marcolini, 1540) Folio; 104 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped brown calf.

Illustrations: allegorical frontispiece by Salviati (title); author portrait (title verso); woodcuts representing abstract virtues and vices, and portraits of philosophers.


Venice: Francesco Marcolini, 1540

Provenance

Joseph Gulston, Middlesex, England (1745-1786); [Ashburnham Collection, according to Dyson Perrins catalogue]; Charles William Dyson Perrins (1864-1958; his catalogue 259); Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA, February 11, 1954.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer in honor of Henry P. Rossiter