Monte delle Oratione (Mountain of Prayer)

Monte dell' Orazione

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century, Printer Francesco Bonaccorsi (Italian, active 1485–1497), Publisher Piero Pacini (Italian, 15th century)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff M-848; Sander 4880; Kristeller 288a


Overall: 20 x 13.8 x 1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with two woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Francesco Bonaccorsi for Piero Pacini, 10 May 1496) Quarto; 30 leaves, modern gilt-stamped vellum armorial binding, red cloth slipcase.

Illustrations: Christ on Mountain of Prayer (title, fol. a1r); Crucifixion (fol. d4r)

Florence: Francesco Bonaccorsi for Piero Pacini, 10 May 1496


Victor Masséna, Prince d'Essling (1836-1910); his sale, Zurich, 15-17 May 1939, No. 186; E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London, from whom purchased by MFA, June 8, 1939

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis