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De architectura

Venice: Giovanni Tacuino, 1511


Red wax armorial seal on verso of title page; Samuel and Dorothy Glaser, by whom given to MFA, December 19, 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel and Dorothy Glaser

M. Vitruvius per Iocundum solito castigatior factus cum figuris et tabula


Place of Publication

Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1327; Mortimer, Italian, 543; Fowler 393; Berlin 1798

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 136 woodcuts


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books