La Vera Perfettione del Disegno di varie sorti di recami
Giovanni Ostaus (Italian, active Venice ca. 1554–91) , Venice
Woodcut of Lucrezia designed by Giuseppe Salviati (Giuseppe Porta, called Il Salviati) (Italian, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana ca. 1520–ca. 1575 Venice)
Overall: 6 5/16 x 8 7/16 in. (16 x 21.5 cm)
Books, Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Rogers Fund, 1928
Not on view
Published by Giovanni Ostaus, Venice, woodcut of Lucrezia designed by Giuseppe Salviati (Giuseppe Porta, called Il Salviati), Italian, Castelnuova di Garfagnana ca. 1520-1575 Venice. Title page with printer's mark, dedication with woodcut illustration on verso, 2 poems on following page with publisher's remarks on verso, 73 pages of designs, verso of last page with printer's mark.
Marking: Label pasted inside front cover "From the Library of/ Ch. Fairfax Murray"
Charles Fairfax Murray (British, London 1849–1919 London); Vendor: Joseph Martini
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 8, 2007–March 25, 2007.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Fashion and Virtue: Textile Patterns and the Print Revolution, 1520–1620," October 20, 2015–January 10, 2016.
Lotz 96c, Palliser 58, D'Adda.G.d.B.A. 1863, v. 15.353.32, Whiting 1320, Strange-Trans.Bibl.Soc.VII.232.47, Destailleur Sale 1895 # 1625, Passavant VI.238.75 (Salviati woodcut), Kisterller-Kupt. + Holz. p. 287 (Salviati woodcut).