La Vera Perfettione del Disegno di varie sorti di recami, page 7 (verso)
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. From top to bottom, and left to right: Design composed of 6 horizontal registers that are printed upon a grid. Each register is decorated with a different geometric and linear pattern; all registers but the second have a pattern primarily formed by a black triangular motif.
Inscription: At top center: "XIIII"
Charles Fairfax Murray (British, London 1849–1919 London)
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).