Cremona fedelissima città
Illustrated by Antonio Campi (Italian, 1523–1587), Engraved by Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557–1602), Engraved by David, de Laude (Italian, 16th century), Printer Ippolito Tromba (Italian, 16th century), Printer Ercoliano Bartoli (Italian, 16th century)
Place of Publication: Cremona, Italy
Brunet I, 1526; Mortimer, Italian, 100; Bohlin, Carracci, cat. 56-92; [facsimile ed. by Rita Barbisotti] (Cremona: 1990)
Overall: 41.4 x 27 x 3 cm (16 5/16 x 10 5/8 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with engraved title page, 42 engravings, and one woodcut
Not On View
(Cremona: Ippolito Tromba and Ercoliano Bartoli, for the author, 1585) Folio; 122 leaves; modern marbled paper boards.
Illustrations: portrait of Philip II (title verso); allegorical personification of the city of Cremona (fol. +2v); author portrait (+4r); procession of the “Carroccio” from gates of Cremona (B3r); thirty-three medallion portraits; maps and plans of Cremona.
Cremona: Ippolito Tromba and Ercoliano Bartoli, for the author, 1585
Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA, March 7, 1940.
Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.