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Le sorti intitolate giardino di pensieri

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Venice: Francesco Marcolini, 1540

Provenance

Joseph Gulston, Middlesex, England (1745-1786); [Ashburnham Collection, according to Dyson Perrins catalogue]; Charles William Dyson Perrins (1864-1958; his catalogue 259); Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984), by whom given to MFA, February 11, 1954.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer in honor of Henry P. Rossiter

1540

Place of Publication

Venice, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Sander 4231; Brunet III, 1407-08; Mortimer, Italian, 279

Dimensions

Overall: 32.8 x 23.8 x 2.8 cm (12 15/16 x 9 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.55

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 100 woodcuts

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books