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Epistole e evangelii volgari historiade

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Derived from Agostino Veneziano (Italian, about 1490–after 1536), Printer Giovanni Antonio de' Nicolini da Sabbio (Italian, 16th century)

Place of Publication: Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Mortimer, Italian, 59; Essling 195 (as 1512); Sander 2578 (as 1512)


Overall: 30.3 x 21.8 x 1.8 cm (11 15/16 x 8 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 30 woodcuts [incomplete]

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Venice: Giovanni Antonio de’ Nicolini da Sabbio, 1522) Folio; 77 [of 88] leaves; half nineteenth-century gilt-stamped green morocco, green pastepaper boards.

Larger round illustrations of biblical scenes and evangelist portraits; smaller vignettes within text; woodcut borders.

Venice: Giovanni Antonio de Nicolini da Sabbio, 1522


Cassini, Venice, from whom bought in 1938 by Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA in September 13, 1951.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer, Esq.