Tractato della Humilita (Tract on Humility)

Dell' umiltà

About 1492–94
Illustrated by Unidentified artist, Italian, 15th century, Author Girolamo Savonarola (Italian, 1452–1498), Printed by Antonio di Bartolommeo Miscomini (Italian, active 1476–1494)

Place of Publication: Florence, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Goff S-277; BMC VI 646; Sander 6860; Kristeller 394a


Overall: 19 x 12.8 x 1 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with three woodcuts [one in facsimile]

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Florence: Antonio di Bartolommeo Miscomini, about 1492-1494) Quarto; 10 leaves [one lacking]; modern dark blue gilt-stamped armorial binding.

Illustrations: Scourging of Christ (fol. a3r); Christ as Man of Sorrows surrounded by Instruments of the Passion (b4v) [title page illus. lacking, supplied in photocopy]

Florence: Antonio di Bartolommeo Miscomini, about 1492-1494


Victor Masséna, Prince d'Essling (b. 1836 - d. 1910); his sale, Zurich, 15-17 May 1939, no. 256; Miss Anna C. Hoyt (Anna Camilla Hoyt, b. 1897 - d. 1985, from 1959 Anna Hoyt Mavor), Boston, by whom given to MFA, June 8, 1939

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anna C. Hoyt