Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century, Author Dante Alighieri (Italian, 1265–1321), Publisher Luca-Antonio Giunta (Italian, 1457–1538), Printer Jacobus de Burgofranco (Italian, 16th century)
Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Mortimer, Italian, 145; Sander 2326; Essling 542
Overall: 32 x 23 x 5 cm (12 5/8 x 9 1/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 100 woodcuts
Not On View
(Venice: Jacopo da Borgofranco for Luca-Antonio Giunta, 1529) Folio; 308 leaves; vellum over boards, fawn cloth box.
Illustrations: title border with ancient and contemporary author portraits; full-page portrait of Dante (title verso); large cuts at head of the Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso, small illustrations for each canto.
Venice: Jacopo da Borgofranco for Luca-Antonio Giunta, 1529
Leo S. Olschki, Florence, from whom purchased by MFA, April 17, 1900.