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Guerra di bellezza (War of Beauty)

Etched by Jacques Callot (French, 1592–1635), After Giulio Parigi (Italian, 1570–1635 or 1636), Author Andrea Salvadori (Italian, died in 1635), Printer Zanobi Pignoni (Italian, 17th century)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Berlin 3042; Cicognara 1421; Lieure 177-183


Overall: 22.4 x 16.3 x 1 cm (8 13/16 x 6 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with six etchings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Zanobi Pignoni, 1616) Quarto; 16 leaves plus five plates at end; modern brown morocco (brown cloth box).

Illustrations of celebrations for engagement of Federico della Rovere, Prince of Urbino, and Claudia de’ Medici

Florence: Zanobi Pignoni, 1616


Old ownership inscriptions and stamps on title page effaced; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, February 13, 1941.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund