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L'Eneida in toscano

Aeneid [Italian]

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Author Virgil (born in 70 B.C.E.), Printer Lorenzo Torrentino (Italian, died in 1563)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

British Museum, STC Italian, p. 731


Overall: 20.1 x 14.2 x 2.4 cm (7 15/16 x 5 9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed book with woodcut title vignette and woodcut initials

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Venice: Lorenzo Torrentino, 1560) Quarto; 134 leaves; old stiff vellum, green cloth box.

Vignette of Medici coat of arms on title; woodcut initials.

Florence: Lorenzo Torrentino, 1560


Old ownership inscription on title; Tullio Graciani [? inscription on fol. B1r]; Anna C. Hoyt, Boston, by whom given to MFA, December 1927.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anna C. Hoyt