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Opere (Works)

Lopere del preclarissimo poeta Francesco Cei

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Author Francesco Cei (Italian, 1471–1505), Publisher Francesco di Jacopo (Italian, 16th century)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy


Overall: 14.1 x 9.9 x 1.3 cm (5 9/16 x 3 7/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed book with woodcut title page border and one woodcut

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Francesco di Jacopo, 1519) Octavo; 62 leaves; modern gilt-stamped armorial vellum.

Woodcut title-page border; illustration of musician on fol. a1r.

Florence: Francesco di Jacopo, 1519


Victor Masséna, Prince d'Essling (1836-1910); his sale, Zurich, May 1939, no. 72; purchased from sale by Miss Anna C. Hoyt, Boston, through E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., Ltd.; her stepson James W. Mavor, Jr., by whom given to MFA, December 17, 1986.

Credit Line

Gift of James W. Mavor, Jr.