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La Practica di Prospettiva

Author:
Written by Lorenzo Sirigatti (Italian, active Florence, 1593–96)
Publisher:
Published by Girolamo da Franceschi
Dedicatee:
Dedicated to Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (Italian, Florence 1548–1609 Florence)
Published in:
Venice
Date:
1596
Medium:
Printed book with woodcut and typographic headpieces, historiated and ornamental woodcut initials, an engraved title page, and engraved plates
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1942
Accession Number:
42.28.3
Not on view
Cicognara, 860; Comolli, III, 157-8; Fowler, #336; SKB, 4700
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