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Inexplicabilis mysterii gesta beatae Veronicae virginis

Beatae Veronicae monasterii

1518
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Attributed to Cesare da Sesto (Italian, 1477–1523), Attributed to Marco d'Oggiono (Italian, about 1467–1524)


Place of Publication: Milan, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Sander 3531; Mortimer, Italian, 243; Kristeller, Lombardische, 196

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 15.2 x 2.4 cm (8 x 6 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.137

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 10 woodcuts

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Milan: Gottardo da Ponte, 1518) Quarto; 144 leaves [NB: first two quires (aa-bb) bound at end]; nineteenth-century half gilt-stamped brown morocco, marbled paper boards (reddish-brown cloth box).

Illustrations: vision of St. Veronica being offered a wafer by Christ in a cloud of angels (title verso, repeated fol. o6v); eight smaller cuts of further miracles of Veronica


Milan: Gottardo da Ponte, 1518

Provenance

Girolamo Marchese d’Adda (1815-1881); Charles Fairfax Murray (1849-1919); William M. Ivins, Jr. (1881-1961), purchased 1924; William H. Schab, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, February 13, 1963.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund