Alfabeto di lettere iniziali adorno di animali e proseguito da vaga serie di caratteri

Gaetano Giarrè (Italian, active 1797–1811), Printer Giacomo Moro (Italian, 18th century)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 5225; Bonacini 672; Becker, Practice of Letters, 136


Overall: 32 x 24.5 x 1.2 cm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 25 etching and engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Giacomo Moro, 1797) Folio; 25 leaves; modern yellow paper boards (yellow cloth box).

Decorated capital letters with further alphabets and calligraphic samples

Florence: Giacomo Moro, 1797


William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, June 10, 1954.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis