La giostra di Giuliano de' Medici (The Joust of Giuliano de' Medici)

about 1500
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century, Author Angelo Poliziano (Italian, 1454–1494)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff P-889; BMC VI 693; Sander 5815; Kristeller 336a


Overall: 21.3 x 14.5 x 1 cm (8 3/8 x 5 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with ten woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Antonio Tubini, Loronzo de Alopa, and Andrea Ghirlandi [about 1500]) Quarto; 30 leaves [last eight supplied in facsimile]; modern gilt-stamped green morocco.

Illustrations: knight in full armor on horseback (fol. a1r); Orpheus charming the animals (c6v)

Florence: Antonio Tubini, Lorenzo de Alopa, and Andrea Ghirlandi [about 1500]


W.G. Russell Allen (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen