Ricciardetto di Niccolò Carteromaco
Engraved by Francesco Zucchi (Italian, 1692–1764), Engraved by Giovanni Cattini (Italian, c. 1715-c. 1804), Engraved by Carlo Orsolini (Italian, 1710–1780), Engraved by Marco Alvise Pitteri (Italian (Venetian), 1702–1786), After Giuseppe Antonio Ghedini (Italian, 1707–1791), Author Niccolò Forteguerri (Italian, 1674–1735), Printer Francesco Pitteri (Italian, 18th century)
Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Grässe, II, 57; Morazzoni, Libro illustrato veneziano del settecento, p. 220
Overall (each volume): 28.7 x 21.2 x 3.8 cm (11 5/16 x 8 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous engravings
Not On View
(“Parigi” [i.e., Venice]: Francesco Pitteri, 1738) Octavo, 2 vols.; [v. 1] 229 leaves, [v. 2] 207 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped brown (“distressed”) calf.
Frontispiece portrait of author; illustrative headpieces and decorative initials and tailpieces
[Venice] Francesco Pitteri, 1738
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, September 12, 1957.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow