Isabella Catanea Parasole (Italian, ca. 1565/70–ca. 1625)
Gargano , Venetia
Overall: 4 3/4 x 6 11/16 in. (12 x 17 cm)
Books, Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1929
Not on view
Written by Isabella Catanea Parasole, Italian, ca. 1575-ca. 1625, published by Lucchino Gargano, Venice, bound by Hardy-Mennil. Title page with woodcut vignette, dedication with woodcut initial letter, 33 pages of designs.
Marking: Armorial bookplate pasted inside front cover "Be Just and Fear Not/ Ex Libris/ Edward Arnold/ Andrew W. Arnold/ The Grove, Dorking, Surrey"
Edward W. C. Arnold; Vendor: Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (London)Vendor: Sotheby's, London (Sale: Books of Edward Arnold, May 7, 1929)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "[Early Pattern Books Lace, Embroidery, and Woven Textiles]".
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 135b, Guilmard 301.76a, Burnet Suppl.I.366, Arnold Sale #283 (this copy), Burnet Suppl.II.148, Strange-Trans.Bibl.Soc.VII.235.58-59