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I marmi

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

Catalogue Raisonné

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.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 44 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(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.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow