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Opere (Works)

Lopere del preclarissimo poeta Francesco Cei

1519
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Author Francesco Cei (Italian, 1471–1505), Publisher Francesco di Jacopo (Italian, 16th century)


Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 14.1 x 9.9 x 1.3 cm (5 9/16 x 3 7/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1986.863

Medium or Technique

Printed book with woodcut title page border and one woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Florence: Francesco di Jacopo, 1519) Octavo; 62 leaves; modern gilt-stamped armorial vellum.

Woodcut title-page border; illustration of musician on fol. a1r.


Florence: Francesco di Jacopo, 1519

Provenance

Victor Masséna, Prince d'Essling (1836-1910); his sale, Zurich, May 1939, no. 72; purchased from sale by Miss Anna C. Hoyt, Boston, through E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., Ltd.; her stepson James W. Mavor, Jr., by whom given to MFA, December 17, 1986.

Credit Line

Gift of James W. Mavor, Jr.