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La Commedia [The Divine Comedy]

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century, Author Dante Alighieri (Italian, 1265–1321), Printer Petrus de Piasiis, Cremonensis (Italian)

Place of Publication: Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff D-33; BMC V 270; GW 7970; Essling 532; Sander 2314


Overall: 30 x 20.5 x 4.5 cm (11 13/16 x 8 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 100 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Venice: Petrus de Piasiis, Cremonensis, 18 November 1491) Folio; 324 leaves [Forty-four leaves taken out and placed with prints]; tan and mottled calf binding.

Venice: Petrus de Piasiis, Cremonensis, 18 November 1491


Joseph Baer & Co., from whom purchased by MFA, Summer 1912.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund