Convivio delle Belle Donne, title page (recto)
Publisher Nicolò Zoppino Italian
Woodcut border on title signed by Matteo da Treviso Italian
Not on view
Published by Nicolo Zoppino, Italian, active 16th century, Venice, designed by Matteo da Treviso, Italian, active 16th century.
From top to bottom, and left to right:
Illustrated title page with title in center printed in red (1st and 3rd-10th lines) and black (2nd line). Title framed by illustrated border divided into separate sections: 3 at top, 1 on left and right, and 1 on bottom. Top border is comprised of a central oval illustrated with a landscape, flanked on either side by an illustration of a woman. Left and right borders depict women resembling statues inside classical niches. Bottom border is of a scene depicting various women with children and an angel at the top right corner; at the very bottom of the scene is Matteo da Treviso's (designer of title page) signature.