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Alcune composizioni di diversi autori in lode del ritratto della Sabina

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, After Giambologna (Jean Boulogne) (Flemish (worked in Italy), 1529–1608), Editor Michelangelo Sermartelli (Italian, active 1583–1606), Printer Bartolomeo Sermartelli (Italian, active 1563–1600)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Mortimer, Italian, 478


Overall: 23.3 x 17.3 x 2.2 cm (9 3/16 x 6 13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with three woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Bartolomeo Sermartelli, 1583) Quarto; 32 leaves; nineteenth-century vellum boards, red leather label (gray cloth box, half gilt-stamped black leather)

Illustrations: View of Palazzo del Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio in Florence with installed sculptures (fol. *5r), two views of Giambologna’s sculpture of the Rape of the Sabines (*5v, *6r).

Florence: Bartolomeo Sermartelli, 1583


Vincenzo Follini (bookplate); two collector's stamps on title ("F.B." and "M.N."); Lathrop C. Harper, Inc., New York, from whom purchased by MFA, May 15, 1969.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund