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Trattato della pittura di Lionardo da Vinci...giunti i tre libri della pittura, & il trattato della statua di Leon Battista Alberti

Designer Nicolas Poussin (French (active in Rome), 1594–1665), Drawing by Charles Errard (French, 1606–1689), Engraver René Lochon (French, 1636-before 1675), Author Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452–1519), Author Leon Battista Alberti (Italian, 1404–1472), Editor Rafaelle Trichet du Fresne (French, 1611–1661), Publisher Jacques Langlois (French, 1604–1678)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1257; Cicognara 232


39.7 x 27.9 x 2.8 cm (15 5/8 x 11 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Jacques Langlois, 1651) Folio; 111 leaves; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco

Author portraits; diagrams, perspective renderings, and figural depictions

Paris: Jacques Langlois, 1651


Ownership[?] inscription on title; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 1976.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Vershbow