Le delizie della villa di Castellazzo
Place of Publication: Milan, Italy
Overall: 37 x 25 x 2.5 cm (14 9/16 x 9 13/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 24 etchings
Not On View
(Milan: Giuseppe Richino Malatesta, 1743) Folio; 35 leaves, plus 24 double-folded plates; contemporary red marbled paper boards.
Portrait of dedicatee; plans and views of interiors and gardens of villa of Castellazzo
Milan: Giuseppe Richino Malatesta, 1743
In graphite, inside upper cover, in Philip Hofer's hand: "Duplicate 1948. FLH [Frances L. Hofer] has another copy bot of Otto Ranschburg 1947 for $112.50." The other copy is most probably at the Houghton Library, Harvard, where most of Hofer's books were given.
Philip and Frances Hofer, Cambridge, MA by whom given to MFA, September 15, 1955.
The Gift of Philip and Frances Hofer