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Le Impresse Illustri

Author:
Written by Girolamo Ruscelli (Alessio Piemontese) (Italian, Viterbo 1500–1566 Venice)
Author:
Fourth book written by Vicenzo Ruscelli (Italian, active 16th century)
Publisher:
Francesco de' Franceschi (Italian, active 16th century) , Venice
Engraver:
Frontispiece engraved by Giacomo Franco (Italian, Venice 1550–1620 Venice)
Engraver:
Some of plates engraved by Nicolò Nelli (Italian, active Venice, ca. 1552–79)
Engraver:
Some plates engraved by Domenico Zenoi (Italian, active Venice and Padua, 1559–74)
Engraver:
Some plates engraved by Gaspare Osello (Italian, ca. 1536–1560/80)
Date:
1584
Medium:
Engraving, woodcut
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 13/16 x 7 1/16 in. (25 x 18 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.9.1
Not on view
Vinet 848, Cicognara 1949, Univ.Cat.II.1795, Graesse VI.194, S.K.B. 4512 (1566), Praz 145 & 482, Guilmard 294.43 (attributes engravings to Domenico Zenci), Harvard cat. 449 (1566) B.M. Cat. Ital.Bks. 593; Mortimer (Harvard) II.620-22.449.
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