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Opere (Works)

1512
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian), Author Dante Alighieri (Italian, 1265–1321), Printer Bernardino Stagnino (Italian, active 1478–1538)


Place of Publication: Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Sander 2320; Essling 536; Mortimer, Italian, 144

Dimensions

Overall: 21.3 x 15.8 x 5.7 cm (8 3/8 x 6 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

BR1064

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 99 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Venice: Bernardino Stagnino, 1512) Quarto; 452 leaves [title removed, placed with prints]; old stiff vellum, gilt-stamped brown leather label on spine (green cloth box).

Illustrations: title-page border, portrait of S. Bernardino da Siena on title page; full-page woodcut preceding first canto of Inferno (fol. a1v); smaller blocks before each canto.


Venice: Bernardino Stagnino, 1512

Provenance

Leo S. Olschki, Florence, from whom purchased by MFA, April 17, 1900.

Credit Line

Museum Purchase