User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Corona delle nobili et virtuose donne libro primo [-terzo]

Start collecting

Venice: Cesare Vecellio, 1591

Provenance

Isabella K. [Dunnistoun?; inscr. with address "119. George Street. Edinburgh"]; Otto H. Ranschburg, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, November 12, 1942.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund

1591

  • Illustrated by Cesare Vecellio, Italian, 1521–1601
  • Author
  • Printer and Publisher
Place of Publication

Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet V, 1105; Mortimer, Italian, under 520; Berlin 1634; Lotz 116c, 117c, 118a

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 20.8 x 1.6 cm (5 1/2 x 8 3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

42.495

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 79 woodcuts

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books