Illustrated by Giuseppe Salviati (Italian, about 1520–about 1575), Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Author Antonio Francesco Doni (Italian, 1513–1574), Printer Francesco Marcolini (Italian, about 1500–about 1559)
Place of Publication: Venice, Italy
Brunet II, 813; Mortimer, Italian, 165
Overall: 20.9 x 16 x 4 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 44 woodcuts
Not On View
(Venice: Francesco Marcolini, 1552-1553) Quarto; 276 leaves [four parts in one vol.]; contemporary vellum boards, dark red cloth box.
Selected illustrations: Figure of Time (Pt. 1, p. 58); Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio in conversation (Pt. 2, p. 104); portrait of Pietro Aretino (Pt. 4, p. 13); portrait of Marcolini (Pt. 4, p. 15); Jester on a crayfish (Pt. 4, p. 19)
Venice: Francesco Marcolini, 1552-1553
Arthur Lauria, bookseller, Paris; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 14, 1966.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow