De artificiali perspectiva
Place of Publication: Toul, France
Brunet V, 1169; Murray, French, 566; Mortimer, French, 420
Overall: 31.2 x 21.7 x 1.8 cm (12 5/16 x 8 9/16 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts and diagrams
Not On View
(Toul: Pierre Jacobi, 1505) Folio; 46 leaves; modern gilt-stamped dark green morocco (Hagué).
Illustrations of perspectival views of landscapes, buildings, interiors, including figures.
Toul: Pierre Jacobi, 1505
Possible ownership inscription on title, effaced save for inventory number "8293"; Léon de Laborde [?--according to note in hand of Jacques-Charles Brunet mounted on preliminary leaf]; Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876, publisher, printer, author); his sale Paris 29 May 1879, lot 284, to Quaritch; Bernard Quaritch, London (offered in their General Catalogue [London: 1887], nos. 4377 and 37543, for £200; and Monuments of Typography [London: 1897], no. 471, for £105); Comtesse de La Baume-Pluvinel; her sale Paris 24 April 1934, lot 119; E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, from whom purchased for £400 by MFA, February 7, 1935.
Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis