La hypnerotomachia di Polifili

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century, Author Francesco Colonna (Italian, 1433–1527), Aldus Manutius (Italian, 1449/50–1515)

Place of Publication: Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Mortimer, Italian, 131; Sander 2057


Overall: 32.1 x 21.8 x 3.6 cm (12 5/8 x 8 9/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 170 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Venice: sons of Aldus Manutius, 1545) Folio; 234 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped olive morocco binding.

Venice: sons of Aldus Manutius, 1545


Horatio G. Curtis (pencil inscr. on front endpaper, "H.G. Curtis Paris 1902 f400"; Mrs. Curtis, by whom bequeathed to MFA, June 2 and July 21, 1927.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis