Papie Sanctuarium

Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Author Jacobus Guallo (Italian, died in 1505), Printer Jacobus de Burgofranco (Italian, 16th century)

Place of Origin: Pavia, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Sander 3288; Mortimer, Italian, 222; Kristeller, Lombardische, 176


Overall: 21 x 15 x 2 cm (8 1/4 x 5 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 69 woodcuts

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Pavia: Jacobus de Burgofranco, 1505) Quarto; 102 leaves; gilt-stamped brown calf, rebacked.

Selected illustrations: author portrait (title page, repeated fol. a1r with decorative border), St. Martin dividing his cloak (fol. 36v), St. Lawrence (37v), St. Jerome (60v), St. George and the Dragon (62r).

Pavia: Jacobus de Burgofranco, 1505


William H. Schab, NY, from whom purchased by MFA, November 15, 1941.

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis